South Dakota Hall of Fame
The South Dakota Hall of Fame is an American award for excellence among South Dakotans. Established in 1974, the South Dakota State Legislature named the organization the state's official hall of fame in 1996. The Hall is a museum detailing "acts of excellence", the host of an annual honors ceremony, a statewide K-12 South Dakota History Program, and a Visitor and Education Center in Chamberlain that opened in June 2000. More than 700 South Dakotans have been inducted into the Hall of Fame, and their stories of excellence with supporting media are available online.
- George "Sparky" Anderson
- Tom Brokaw
- Sitting Bull
- Crazy Horse
- Joe Foss
- Ralph Herseth
- Emil Loriks (charter member)
- George McGovern
- Donald E. Messer
- Richard F. Pettigrew
- Watson Parker, historian of the Black Hills, inducted in 2011.
- Harold Spitznagel
- Korczak Ziolkowski
- Ruth Ziolkowski
- "South Dakota Hall of Fame". Chamberlain Chamber. 2014-10-08. Retrieved 2018-07-12.
- "History". South Dakota Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2006-08-15. Retrieved 2007-01-23.
- South Dakota Association of Cooperatives inductee Archived 2007-08-08 at the Wayback Machine
- Taylor Rick, Lynn (2013-01-10). "'Dean' of Black Hills history dies". Rapid City Journal. Retrieved 2013-01-13.
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