South Dakota is a U.S. state in the Midwestern region of the United States. It is named after the ...... 28–29. ^ "Louisiana Purchase - History, Facts, & Map".


South Dakota boasts more miles of shoreline than the state of Florida and the highest point in the United States east of the Rocky Mountains. Enjoy these facts  ...


Here are some useful and interesting South Dakota facts. South Dakota ranks 16th in size among the 50 states. It was the 40th state to join the Union in 1889.


South Dakota Facts and Trivia. Sculptor Gutzon Borglum began drilling into the 6,200-foot Mount Rushmore in 1927. Creation of the Shrine to Democracy took ...


State Gem Stone: Fairburn Agate, State Insect: Honey Bee. State Song: “Hail! South Dakota", State Sport: Rodeo. Famous For: Mt. Rushmore • Black Hills Gold.


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Jun 29, 2014 ... Mashed Potato Wrestling Contest - South Dakota Facts. Source: NBCNews.com. 2. .... Is there sources for all of these facts? Some of them don't ...


25 Rugged Facts About South Dakota. BY Kirstin Fawcett. February 8, 2016. Chloe Effron. Filled with fertile prairies, craggy mountains, and rolling hills, is it any ...


Nov 9, 2009 ... Contents. Interesting Facts. The territory that would become South Dakota was added to the United States in 1803 as part of the Louisiana ...