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Can Gold Still Be Found in Deadwood?

The Black Hills Gold Rush brought hordes of prospectors and settlers to the Black Hills. As more and more people flocked to the area, towns were founded overni...

The Black Hills Gold Rush

The Black Hills Gold Rush began in 1874, when Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer led a group of over 1,000 men from Fort Abraham Lincoln in the Dakota ...
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Three Little-Known Tales from Rapid City’s Early Days

Whether you're visiting Rapid City for the first time or have lived here your entire life, there are some fascinating chapters in our town's history that aren't widely known. Some are humorous, others a bit darker...but all are interesting! Here are...

Sharpshooter Daniel Boone May

Daniel Boone May, known as “the fastest gun in the Dakota," protected the Deadwood Stage from outlaws, murderers, and thieves with an iron fist (or, to be more...

Where Am I? Week 10 Revealed

Our last mystery location in the series stumped you. We'll forgive you if you didn't recognize this spot... Unless you happen to be walking down 4th Street between Main and St. Joseph (probably craving a cup of coffee), you would be hard-pres...

5 Things to do at Kool Deadwood Nites

Hundreds of cool and classic hot rods cruise to Deadwood each year for Kool Deadwood Nites. From the car show to the parade to the live music, it can be hard t...

Where Am I? Week 8 Revealed

This week's mystery spot didn't generate any concrete responses. Surprising, considering its prominent location in the heart of town. It's Rapid City's ...

Where Am I? Week 7 Revealed

Maybe it was the steady roar of motorcycle engines filling the Black Hills all week. In any case, this week's mystery spot didn't leave too many of you sputtering. Those gears and cranks are part of a display in front of the Sturgis Motorcyc...

Where Am I? Week 5 Revealed

A couple of people had a keen eye this week and led the charge in identifying our mystery spot: This painted bison sculpture is one of eight that can be...