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Think you know where this phone booth is located? Take a guess in the comments below.
Think you know where this phone booth is located? Take a guess in the comments below.

WINNER! Whereizzit in South Dakota?

Feb 5, 2013

We have a winner in our January Whereizzit contest! Many recognized the old phone booth as a fixture on Hosmer's main street. We drew Stuart Wiederrich's name from the long list of correct guesses and we'll have an assortment of South Dakota Magazine products off in the mail to him soon.

Thanks for playing, everyone! 

Comments

02:01 pm - Sat, December 22 2012
Jeremy Richards said:
Phone Booth is in Eureka, SD
12:24 pm - Mon, December 24 2012
Kyle Greening said:
Main Street, Miller- SD
01:03 pm - Mon, December 24 2012
jerome malsom said:
Phone booth is in Hosmer, S.Dak on the corner by the Farmers State Bank of Hosmer, the building in the background is owned by our son, Isaac Malsom. We are proud to have one of the last working phone booths in South Dakota.
02:54 pm - Mon, December 24 2012
lesa schmitz said:
Wall, sd
06:11 pm - Mon, December 24 2012
patti hodson said:
Phone Booth is in Hosmer, S.D.
08:21 pm - Mon, December 24 2012
stacy collins said:
Hosmer! The Quasi-centennial was a blast in 2012!
07:20 am - Tue, December 25 2012
craig millett said:
Hosmer on main street
07:48 am - Tue, December 25 2012
Leon Ewert said:
Maurine SD
08:16 am - Tue, December 25 2012
Gary D. Job said:
I made hundreds of calls from this phone booth during my early youth. The phone booth is located in Hosmer, SD, Main Street adjacent to the Hosmer State Bank and across the street from the Hosmer Municipal Liquor Store, kitty corner across from the U.S. Postoffice. I have so many fond memories of hanging out around this phone booth.
11:21 am - Tue, December 25 2012
kaitlyn Johnson said:
Homer, sd
06:37 am - Wed, December 26 2012
sandy Haar said:
I know this phone booth well. is on Main Street Hosmer SD.
07:14 am - Wed, December 26 2012
Scott Ulmer said:
I could see this phone booth when I picked up my magazine at the post office in Hosmer!
08:51 am - Wed, December 26 2012
John Grosz said:
Several years ago, while wandering around in northern South Dakota, and much to my surprise there in the heart of Hosmer was this phone booth. One can only be amazzed at what can be found on the street korners and byways of our great state.
03:35 pm - Wed, December 26 2012
Craig Gab said:
It is the phone booth by the bank in Hosmer. .. but I'm not sure phone still works... guess I gotta try it one day... go by it almost every week.
06:24 pm - Thu, December 27 2012
Janet (Gisi) Marshall said:
I live in Charleton SC and recognize this phone booth. My father, Frank Gisi serviced this pay phone in Hosmer SD for 40 years as an employee of Valley Telephone Coop. He is responsible for saving this vintage phone booth from being upgraded.
11:07 am - Fri, December 28 2012
Marlene Gisi said:
The phone booth is located on Main Street in Hosmer,SD. My late husband, Frank worked for the phone company for 40 years and was successful in talking his boss at Valley Telco into leaving the vintage booth where it was. And, yes, the phone still works!
09:49 am - Sat, December 29 2012
Douglas Burrer said:
As Jerome 'Doc' Malsom and other members of my family have mentioned this is (my words) 'THE FRANK GISI MEMORIAL PHONE BOOTH' on Main Street in Hosmer, SD. My late uncle Frank worked for Valley Telephone Coop headquartered in Herried for over 40 years and he kept this phone booth serviced and active for reasons only he knew. And it works to this day even though Frank passed more than 3 years ago.
LTC (Ret.) Douglas Burrer, USA
Falcon, CO
08:22 am - Tue, January 1 2013
Pam Larson said:
The phone booth is located on Main St. in Hosmer, SD on the east side of the bank on the corner.
04:53 pm - Tue, January 1 2013
Jared Malsom said:
As soon as I opened my South Dakota magazine I recognized that phone booth. It is next to the bank on Main St. in Hosmer, SD. I even made a few prank phone calls from that phone back when I was a kid.
06:49 pm - Tue, January 1 2013
Jeff Mohr said:
This phone booth is located in Hosmer, SD on Main Street next to Farmer's State bank. This marks your turn to Heier's grocery store and Heier's Meat Market and also St John's Lutheran Church. You will notice the color is orange and the phone is black which I am sure represented the school colors orange and black for the Hosmer Tigers.
09:09 am - Wed, January 2 2013
Greg Dean said:
Hosmer, SD
06:15 pm - Wed, January 2 2013
Marcella Mohr said:
This phone booth is in Hosmer, SD and is located on the east side of the Farmers State Bank on main street. I'm sure this phone booth has helped many people out before cell phones. You don't see many phone booths around anymore but I'm glad to see that this one is still in working order and is part off history.
06:30 pm - Wed, January 2 2013
Tony Heilman said:
The phone booth is located on Main St. in Hosmer, SD. I made many a calls from this booth when I was a kid, and wanted to talk to a girlfriend without the parents listening in. I have never seen one like it anywhere else.
05:29 am - Thu, January 3 2013
Dave Anderson said:
I believe that it is in Hosmer. I was pheasant hunting there this fall and while there tried it out. When I exited I was wearing a red cape and had a large letter "S" on my shirt. Ever since, I have been fighting crime. I'm pretty sure that it was the weekend before Oct. 31st.
03:10 pm - Thu, January 3 2013
Virginia Aman said:
used phone when we dided have cell phones.
01:59 pm - Sat, January 5 2013
Charles Wolff said:
As several have already mentioned, it is in Hosmer. I was in Hosmer recently and spotted it, and my wife Pamela and I had quite a chuckle when we saw the phone booth!
05:40 pm - Sat, January 5 2013
Debra Schaub said:
This is next to the Farmers State Bank in Hosmer. I was visiting my home town this summer and walked to the grocery store to buy groceries for my parents when I think this picture was taken. One man said to the other, "Does this thing work?" The other guy said, "Yes, it is one of the only working phone booths in SD." I took the groceries home to my elderly parents and commented, "There were some fruit loops taking a picture of the phone booth!!!" To which my mother said, "No. Nobody would take a picture of that old phone booth." A few months later, I found this picture in my SD magazine.
07:33 pm - Sat, January 5 2013
Michelle Heeren said:
Hosmer, South Dakota.....love your magazine!
07:40 am - Sun, January 6 2013
Reta Thovson said:
Located in Hosmer SD on Main Street.
04:08 am - Tue, January 8 2013
It's in Hosmer beside the bank, across the street from the post office.
09:04 am - Tue, January 8 2013
Craig Mutschelknaus said:
When we would come to the the Dakotas hunting we would always go out of our way to stop in Hosmer for sausage. After we would get great Hosmer sausage we would stop and have pictures taken at this unique phone booth. Guess I'm a fruit loop as well!
05:43 pm - Tue, January 8 2013
Deb said:
Phone booth is on main street, Hosmer, SD
07:53 pm - Tue, January 8 2013
Cheryl Dewald said:
It is located in the one and only Hosmer, SD!
08:57 am - Thu, January 10 2013
Karen Ann said:
It is located in Hosmer SD
09:19 am - Thu, January 10 2013
cal knueppel said:
It is in Hosmer, s.d.
09:49 am - Thu, January 10 2013
Stew Magnuson said:
I was going to guess the Pioneer Auto Show in Murdo, or some other museum. Phone booths are rapidly disappearing from the landscape.
07:30 am - Fri, January 11 2013
Patrick Hahn said:
HOSMER!!! A great piece of history for a great small town filled with woncerful people.
09:11 am - Sun, January 13 2013
Mike Gould said:
The phone booth is in Hosmer by the bank. It would be a good idea to move it inside so it can be preserved.
09:54 am - Mon, January 14 2013
Linda Mueller said:
I believe it is on Main Street in Hosmer. I found it on the web.
08:39 am - Tue, January 15 2013
Peggy Hageman said:
It is in Hosmer South Dakota. My daughter took a senior picture by it.
11:10 am - Sun, January 20 2013
paul vetch jr said:
Hosmer If this booth could speak alot of naughty secrets could be heard
02:31 pm - Wed, January 30 2013
Cheryl Pauli said:
I believe the whereizzit phone booth is in Clear Lake, SD
07:31 am - Thu, January 31 2013
Linda Ulmer said:
Looks like Hosmer, SD is the correct answer!! We also had one like it in Olivet, SD!!
07:31 am - Thu, January 31 2013
Linda Ulmer said:
Looks like Hosmer, SD is the correct answer!! We also had one like it in Olivet, SD!!
10:38 am - Thu, January 31 2013
Julie Wegener said:
Hosmer!!
05:53 pm - Thu, January 31 2013
michelle mohr said:
Hosmer sd
07:11 pm - Thu, January 31 2013
Joyce Heyne said:
That phone booth is located in Hosmer, SD and we are proud to be one of the few towns that still has one that is operational.
07:44 pm - Thu, January 31 2013
Stuart Wiederrich said:
Hosmer South Dakota! I haven't been back in years but I knew it as soon as I saw it.
08:03 pm - Thu, January 31 2013
Dee Hieb said:
Hosmer, SD
09:06 pm - Thu, January 31 2013
Cletus Thomas said:
Main street Hosmer SD and it is still in working condition and you can make a phone call from this phone booth.

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