Storied Structures: Log Cabins in South Dakota

Storied Structures: Log Cabins in South Dakota

“Storied Structures: Log Cabins in South Dakota” focuses on the long tradition of log construction in the state. Beginning with early white settlers in eastern Dakota Territory in the 1860s and eventually spreading to the Black Hills and American Indian reservations, log buildings became a prominent part of South Dakota’s history and lore. The few surviving structures have become a focus of historic preservation efforts and hold important places in the memories of local communities.