Gold

Lead’s Cultural History

The Sanford Lab states that Lead has been called the richest 100 square miles on the entire planet. During its 126 years of mining, more than 41 million ounces ...

A Brief History of South Dakota

By Rick W. Mills From the earliest accounts (including the Kiowa, Kiowa-Apache, Arikara, Arapaho, Mandans, and the Hidatsa), to later occupants like the Crow, ...

Mount Moriah Cemetery

Many early residents of Deadwood were buried at Mt. Moriah or at its predecessor, the Ingleside Cemetery, down the hill to the left of the present cemetery. ...

Mayor E.B. Farnum

In the plot lines of the HBO series Deadwood, the character of E. B. Farnum is portrayed by actor William Sanderson as a conniving, spineless pawn to the vile a...

George Armstrong Custer

George Armstrong Custer was born to Emanuel Henry Custer and Maria Ward Kirkpatrick Custer in New Rumley, Harrison County, Ohio, on December 5th, 1839. George o...

The Tradition Continues: Black Hills Gold

Originating from a legend, Black Hills Gold Jewelry has ultimately become one of the Black Hills region's most recognized and collectible products. The familiar...

The History of the Hills

A Brief History of the Black Hills from 1800 The following is by no means a comprehensive story of the Black Hills, nor is it meant to be. It is meant only to ...

Wyatt Earp in the Black Hills

Wyatt Earp has been popularized as the fearless frontier lawman of the Kansas cow towns, and as the main character in the incident known simply as “the Gunfight...

Seth Bullock

If the Black Hills of the late 1800s and first decades of the 1900s ever had “ a man for all seasons” he may well have been Seth Bullock. A contradiction in ...

Poker Alice Tubbs

Alice Ivers was born on February 17, 1853, in Devonshire, England. She and her family moved to Virginia when Alice was in her late teens, eventually migrating t...