Stony Point, SD has a vast history as place for people to gather and enjoy beautiful Lake Kampeska. It is our dream to revive the site to its former glory while incorporating modern amenities. Below you will find historic photographs courtesy of the Codington County Heritage Museum. The photographs depict Stony Point in its former glory.
STONY POINT AROUND 1930
Photo depicting the Old Roller Rink and Ferris Wheel. Kampeska Days drew up to 80,000 people during the summer months.
STONY POINT MARINA
Here you can see the old Stony Point Marina in its former beauty.
Pheasant hunting has had a long tradition as a popular sport in SD. Stony Point was no exception.
GREAT FISHING SPOT
Stony Point was known as a place for people to gather. The most popular activity was to take a boat or two and go fish!
Open year round, Stony Point was a destination for everyone to enjoy. The summer months were spent on the sandy beach or out on the water, while the winter months were spent on the ice.
SOUTH DAKOTA’S LONGEST BAR
The Point even had it's very own claim to fame for having South Dakota’s longest bar.
Stella Mae was the pride of the fleet but there were many other boats available to rent.
THE STELLA MAE
Here you can see the inside and outside of the beautiful Stella Mae. The boat was primarily used for touring Lake Kampeska.
Pictured here is the the roller rink after the roof collapsed.
The Spider's Web was built to replace the roller rink.
STONY POINT AROUND 1960
Stony Point Probably 1960’s,
Pictured top right- Spider's Web, remains of old roller rink floor, main hall and longest SD bar. Pictured lower right- South Lake Drive. Pictured top left- small marina with cabins.
Stony Point's marina fills in with silt after years of neglect and wetlands form.