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Highmore, Hyde County, South Dakota
Vintage Photos
Last updated by Carolyn S. Rosemore 10 Sep 2004
Take a virtual walk around Highmore as it was "back then" through old picture postcards. .
If you can identify any of the unknown residences, people, etc., drop me a note. 
~ Vintage Photos ~

Panoramic #1 ~ Panoramic view of Highmore's two Main Streets-circa 1900 - and residences, circa 1907

1908 Postcard ~ Central Hotel ~ January 21, 1908 sent from Highmore, SD to cousin Leland France in Seward, NY from Bert  (front and back shown)

Street Scenes #1 ~ Lightning storm Aug. 5, 1909; Bank of Highmore & McLaughlin Co. (2) Note changes.

Street Scenes #2 ~

Street Scenes #3 ~

1926 Photo ~ McLaughlin's Store (included in 1926 Hisodak yearbook sponsor Ads..scroll to bottom)

1926 & 1945 yearbook photos ~ "Highmore High School " ~ the old & new plus today's in color and architect's drawing of new school 2002! (Thanks, Jason!)

South Van Order School No. 19 ~ 1945-1946 Souvenir Booklet from Clement Nichols, teacher

Highmore Homes #1 ~ "One of our finest residences in Highmore" and  J. A. Kremer residence, Highmore, SD

Highmore Homes #2 ~ 2 unknown homes circa 1907

Highmore Churches #1 ~ Congregational & 2 views of Church of Christ (one marked Christian Church)

Highmore Churches #2 ~ Catholic Church (2 different bldgs) - M.E. (Methodist) Church - 1907 M.E. Choir

Unknown Persons #1 ~ Two young men shoveling snow March 1913 - Two children circa 1907 -  Eight women and one little girl (looks like family portrait) circa 1907

Hyde County Farming #1 ~ Hanson & Quirk Steam Plow; Early settlers-9 unidentified; Experiment Farm


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