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Center of the Nation

21 miles outside of Belle Fourche, the geographical center of the nation is marked by a makeshift sign in a farmer’s pasture. During the beginning of the twenti...
Art Alley

Rapid City’s Art Alley

Rapid City’s artistic, ever-changing alley has attracted bohemians, artists, and tourists since its beginning in 2005. Located in an alleyway in the heart of do...
RC Band on stage

About Rapid City

Rapid City was established in 1876 by prospectors who were lured to the Black Hills by the discovery of gold. The city was named after the creek which flows thr...
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Hermosa

Before the Euro-American settlement of the Black Hills, the valleys of the eastern Black Hills provided shelter and game for the Native American tribes of the r...
Homestake Museum

Homestake and Neutrinos

A Tiny Look at a Large Opportunity The name Homestake is synonymous with the Black Hills region, but the word neutrino is not. Well, at least not outside of ...
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Black Hills Roundup

Belle Fourche has been “doing it up right” for over eight decades, and this year will be no exception. The Black Hills Roundup will take place along the Belle F...
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Nuggets of Homestake Mine

Moses and Fred Manuel discovered the Homestake Ledge on April 9, 1876; sank a shaft in the side of a draw; built a crude mill and took out $5,000 worth of gold ...
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George S. Mickelson Trail

To experience a wide cross-section of the history, scenery and serenity of the Black Hills you need go no further than the 109-mile Mickelson Trail. A haven ...