Philip, South Dakota: Scrap Metal Horse

A horse made of scrap metal, wearing an antique harness, stands in front of the Prairie Homestead Visitor Center. While you're here, visit the spartan Prairie Homestead.
21141 SD Hwy 240, Philip, SD
I-90 exit 131. Drive south 2.5 miles. The horse will be on the right, next to a small oil derrick, in front of the Prairie Homestead Visitor Center.
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Scrap Metal Horse

This scrap metal horse along with other with other relics from a bygone era sit in the front yard of the Prairie Homestead Visitors Center. She wears an antique harness and stands next to an old well drilling machine. Perhaps one day she'll be hooked and they will strike the big one.

[Bruce-e, 06/28/2013]

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