South Dakota Capitol: A Photo History
View the Capitol during its construction and throughout its history in these photos courtesy of the State Archives of the South Dakota State Historical Society.
Capitol Centennial Time Capsule Ceremony, June 30, 2010
The Capitol Centennial Time Capsule was sealed and dedicated on June 30, 2010. Photos of the capsule, its contents, and the ceremony are shown below.
Capitol Centennial Celebration, June 19, 2010
Crowds of South Dakotans and others visited the State Capitol and grounds on a perfect summer day to celebrate the building's centennial. Photographer Keith Hemmelman captured the day in pictures.
Capitol Centennial Reception, March 1, 2010
Couldn't attend the celebration in person? Experience the festivities with coverage courtesy of Oahe TV.
Thank you to the Department of Tourism for their photo coverage of the March event. Please click on the thumbnails below to view full-size photos.
A Day in the Life of the Capitol
Those who only visit the South Dakota Capitol during the Legislative Session or special occasions may sometimes forget that in addition to being a popular visitor attraction, it is also a working office building. While there is no typical day at the Capitol, the photos below capture one day in the life of this historic landmark.