Murals of Greek Goddesses
corner under the dome are large murals of Greek goddesses which
symbolize major interests in South Dakota. These murals were painted in
1910 by Edward Simons and still represent South Dakota as we know it
today. Below each mural are Seals of Sovereignty.
goddess mural symbolizes livestock. The seal under this mural represents France.
The green-clothed goddess
symbolizes industry and mining in our state. The seal under this mural represents Spain.
Both Spain and France at one time owned the land now called South Dakota.
The pink and white mural depicts "Motherhood" The seal under this mural
is the State Seal of South Dakota.
goddess represents agriculture in our state. The seal under this mural is the Seal of the
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