The Library Remembers When...
March 6, 2019
From the Ipswich Tribune, May 30, 1935 edition
NOT MUCH KNOWN OF PRAYER ROCK LEGEND
Many are interested in the Prayer Rock on the South side of the entrance walk to the Memorial Library. This five ton boulder has laid on a hill side on the farm of Lewis Larson, south of Mobridge as long as any one can remember.
Before the white men came, a deep path had been worn to this rock from the Cree Indian village on an adjacent hill and it is supposed that the Indians fell to their knees placing their hands in the prints on the rock.
The present position of the boulder is to the south and a little...