Dakota Theatre

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This historic theatre opened in 1902,changed owners and names on several occasions. Theatre patrons and cast have reported sighting a spectral face floating through the seating area after closing hours, as well as feeling cold spots, hearing screams and a bloodstains which appears during certain productions.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Geographic Information

328 Walnut Street
Yankton, SD
United States

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42.870735, -97.3933773
Yankton County, South Dakota
Nearest Towns:
Yankton, SD (0.2 mi.)
Aten, NE (3.2 mi.)
Mission Hill, SD (6.8 mi.)
Saint Helena, NE (8.4 mi.)
Utica, SD (9.2 mi.)
Crofton, NE (11.1 mi.)
Gayville, SD (11.3 mi.)
Fordyce, NE (12.0 mi.)
Volin, SD (12.3 mi.)
Bow Valley, NE (13.0 mi.)


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