South Dakota Videos

Our South Dakota road trip highlights, interviews with roadside attraction creators, clips from vintage travel shorts, and videos by Roadside America fans.

Buffalo RidgeRobot Abe Speaks

A mesmerizing speech by Abraham Lincoln about a place he never visited as imagined by the creator of 1880 Cowboy Town.

Lincoln in 1880 Cowboy Town.
Buffalo RidgeSinging Sam the Gorilla Man in 1880 Cowboy Town

Mythical Singing Sam the Gorilla Man manifests in a coin-operated diorama in 1880 Cowboy Town.

Singing Sam the Gorilla Man.
WallWall Drug's Singing Sam, Gorilla Man

Roadside Archives: 1992 clips from "The Yard," where dead animals crudely dance, and a rotting gorilla plays the piano.

The Yard.

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