8 Insane Things That Happened In South Dakota You Won’t Find in History Books

There is no arguing that South Dakota is an incredible state with a fascinating history, but did you know that part of our history is – dare we say – downright insane? From unbelievable laws to questionable practices, there are several aspects of SoDak history you may have never learned about or read in state history books, including the following weird facts:

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Did any of these tidbits come as a surprise to you? Do you know of any other weird facts about South Dakota? Let us know in the comments! For even more weird South Dakota history, read up on These 8 Crazy Laws in South Dakota Will Leave You Scratching Your Head In Wonder.