12+ South Dakota State Seal Images. It was suggested by the reverend joseph ward, founder of yankton college, at the 1885 constitutional. The official south dakota state seal depicted above is the state seal of south dakota.
South dakota information resource links to state homepage, symbols, flags, maps, constitutions, representitives, songs, birds, flowers, trees. The great seal of the state of south dakota was designed while the area was a territory, in 1885 even before south dakota officially gained statehood, the state had adopted the design for an official seal. Photo by jimmy emerson, dvm (jimmywayne) on flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).
It is the intent of the state government to ensure that appropriate uses are made of the state seal and to assist the secretary of state in the performance of the secretary's constitutional duty as custodian of the seal.
The outer ring of the seal contains the text state of south dakota on the top and great seal on the bottom. This material, developed especially for the flag industry, is engineered to resist damage from. It was suggested by the reverend joseph ward, founder of yankton college, at the 1885 constitutional. Great seal of the usa.