South Dakota Flags
The South Dakota state flag mirrors the commerce and sunshine of the “The Mount Rushmore” State. The South Dakota flag features the state seal surrounded by a blazing sun. The words, “South Dakota, The Mount Rushmore State” encircle the seal. The South Dakota seal depicts hills, a farmer, a miner and a river all symbolizing the vast commerce and agriculture found in the state. The South Dakota motto reads, “Under God the People Rule”. South Dakota was admitted as a state on November 2, 1889.