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Statue of David in Sioux Falls' Fawick Park
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The first four-door automobile, the Fawick Flyer, was invented in Sioux Falls by Thomas Fawick, who also donated the casting of Michelangelo’s David statue that stands downtown in Fawick Park.

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Aerial view of Sioux Falls and the Big Sioux River
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Sioux Falls is named for the Sioux tribe of American Indians and the waterfalls of the Big Sioux River, which encircles the city.

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Example of imaging from the U.S. Geological Survey’s Center for Earth Resources Observation & Science in Sioux Falls
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At the U.S. Geological Survey’s Center for Earth Resources Observation & Science, the national archive of satellite images gathered from remote sensing data, scientists study changes to the Earth’s surface.

Photo: EROS

A stunning view of Sioux Falls at Falls Park
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Admiring an array of Corvettes lining the street
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Hot Summer Nites

July

Classic cars on display during Hot Classics Night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Nyberg's Ace

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Hot Classics Night

July

Aerial view of the Sioux Empire Fair in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Sioux Empire Fairgrounds

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Sioux Empire Fair

August

Spectators watching the Sanford International golf tournament at Minnehaha Country Club in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Sanford International
Hands-on crafts during the Sidewalk Arts Festival at Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Washington Pavilion

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Sidewalk Arts Festival

September

Illuminating Falls Park for the holidays
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Experience Sioux Falls

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Winter Wonderland

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Watching live music at Sioux Falls' summertime concert series Levitt at the Falls
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Experience Sioux Falls

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Levitt at the Falls

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