Owanka, South Dakota - Ghosts of North America
Owanka, South Dakota was settled in 1880 in Pennington County, about thirty miles east of Rapid City, and was once home to a number of businesses including a grain elevator, bank, several hotels, stores, cafes, and it even had its own newspaper. Owanka had water problems though, and the railroad eventually left. Later, many of Owanka’s buildings were moved to other places, including the Owanka Town Hall. I refer to it as a “town” hall, but in reality, Owanka never... Read More Read More