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Town/Community History

The Story of Keystone

Following the 1876 discovery of placer gold in Battle Creek, just east of present-day Keystone, a settlement named Harney (for the nearby mountain) was establis...
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The Story of Belle Fourche

This town's location at the confluence of two rivers led early French settlers to name it Belle Fourche ("beautiful fork"). Its lush setting at the point where...

Museums in the Black Hills

When you choose to visit the many Black Hills museums, you will find exhibits focusing on the area’s rich history, unique fossil displays of mammoths and dinosa...
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A Haunted Vacation

The modern-day Black Hills is built on the remains of centuries of Wild West, homesteader, and Native American history. Over the many years, legends of ghosts, ...
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Paha Sapa – The Black Hills

Crazy Horse, Deadwood, Wild Bill Hickok, George Hearst, Red Cloud, George Armstrong Custer, Homestake, Poker Alice, Gutzon Borglum, Peter Norbeck, Rushmore, Kor...
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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 ...