Imagine you are going about your day in the city of Hartford. You go outside and there is a drone flying down your street. That was the scene in Hartford recently and at least one person had fun waving to the drone as it flew down Main Avenue.

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Carsen Bower with the YouTube channel South Dakota Drone has built quite a collection of drone footage from all over South Dakota and the Midwest. In his latest video, he visits Hartford, one of the most charming small cities in Minnehaha County.

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Hartford was founded in 1880 and was named after Hartford, Connecticut. Legend says the town was originally going to be called Oaksville. Good thing they settled on Hartford! A post office has been continuously operating in the town since 1880.

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In recent years Hartford has become one of the many so-called "bedroom communities" of Sioux Falls. Many residents who want the advantages of a small town live in Hartford but work in Sioux Falls.

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In this video from Carsen, you'll fly down the middle of Main Avenue, over Turtle Creek, the grain elevator, and some neighborhoods and businesses.

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