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Hermosa, South Dakota: Madonna Of The Prairies

A large white statue of the Virgin Mary stands atop a prairie hill, A hand-painted sign advises how to format your prayer.

23801 S Dakota 79, Hermosa, SD
East side of Hwy 79 just north of Lower Spring Creek Rd/236. Fence prevents close communion.
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Madonna of the Prairies.

Madonna Of The Prairies

Giant Madonna statue on the side of the road. It's off of highway 79 south, about the 69 mile marker. Free and mildly interesting.

[Jane Rohan, 01/21/2015]

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