12 Then And Now Photos In South Dakota That Show Just How Much It Has Changed

Since becoming a state in 1889, South Dakota has changed dramatically. What was once a hot destination for miners and cowboys is now a popular tourist destination, which just goes to show how much the times have changed in the last 100+ years! To get a better look at how much SoDak has changed, check out these incredible 12 then and now photos that you have to see to believe:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

For even more fascinating history, click on We Will Never Forget These 10 Horrific Winter Storms That Have Gone Down In South Dakota History.