Buffalo Ridge, South Dakota: 1880 Cowboy Town

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Buffalo Ridge Ghost Town

46614 W. Hwy 38, Buffalo Ridge, SD
Out behind the Buffalo Ridge Country Store. I-90 exit 390, then drive west a quarter-mile on Hwy 38.
Adults $8, kids under 15 $4.
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1880 Cowboy Town.

1880 Cowboy Town
Abe Lincoln never visited South Dakota, but his robot is part of a fake 1880s South Dakota main street, built by a retired school teacher. Wild West robots and cryptic displays, too. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [10/12/2008]

America's Loopiest Lincoln Landmarks.

Speech by Lincoln in 1880 Cowboy Town
Loopy Lincoln Landmark: It's always rewarding to find Mr. Lincoln adrift in time and space. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Buffalo Ridge, South Dakota - Battling 1880 Towns?
1880 Cowboy Town: Driving west on I-90, we spotted a series of billboards pleading with us to turn at the next exit to see the "1880s Town" -- and this was hundreds of miles before we were anywhere near Murdo. [10/13/2008] Complete Story...

Singing Sam the Gorilla Man.

Buffalo Ridge, South Dakota - Singing Sam the Gorilla Man in 1880 Cowboy Town
1880 Cowboy Town: Mythical Singing Sam the Gorilla Man manifests in a coin-operated diorama in 1880 Cowboy Town. Watch Video.

Lincoln in 1880 Cowboy Town.

Buffalo Ridge, South Dakota - Robot Abe Speaks
1880 Cowboy Town: A mesmerizing speech by Abraham Lincoln about a place he never visited as imagined by the creator of 1880 Cowboy Town. Watch Video.
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