Monday, October 24, 2016
6 South Dakota Facts to Learn
2. The eastern part of the state is more like the Midwest; the western portion is considered part of the Great Plains. The Missouri River is the dividing line.
3. Black Elk Peak in the Black Hills is not only the state's highest point, it's the highest point (at 7,242 feet above sea level) east of the Rocky Mountains.
5. Mount Rushmore was established as a national memorial in 1925 (the monument was completed sixteen years later).