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Ruins of Highmore, Dakota Territory
Ruins of Highmore, Dakota Territory
TitleRuins of Highmore, Dakota Territory
Date of Original1885
CreatorTempleman, J. N.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionMen stand in the center of the photograph, some carrying debris. There is a wooden building on the left and a small building in the background with a wagon next to it.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Pioneer Era
Weather
Subject (LCTGM)Wooden buildings
Debris
Men
Carts & wagons
LocationHighmore (S.D.)
Dakota Territory
Decade1880-1889
Item NumberA1973-2
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Photographed and Published by J.N. Templeman, Photographer, Miller, Dakota."--Printed on front of photograph.
"Ruins of Highmore, D.T. Destroyed by Tornado July 15, 1885."--Printed on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryOn July 15, 1885 a tornado struck Holabird and Highmore in Hyde County, in what is now South Dakota. Several buildings were destroyed.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A1973-2)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA1973-2
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