Towns/Communities

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Gold Discovery Days – A Custer Tradition

The Black Hills has offered many things to countless persons over the centuries. With its treasures of wildlife, forests, and streams, the Lakota believed that ...
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Flags, Floats, and Fiddling in the Park

The Friday, July 11, 2003, issue of USA TODAY included Belle Fourche, SD, as one of its 10 Great Places to Slow Down. Irv Gordon, who has driven over 2 milli...
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Take a Swing in the Black Hills

The Black Hills is a vacation destination with a little something for everyone – and a lot for golfers! With numerous private and public golf courses in the sce...
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National American University

The National School of Business was established in downtown Rapid City in 1941 with a curriculum that offered secretarial and accounting classes along with othe...
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Frederick T. Evans

While he did much to help in the establishment of commerce in many of the communities of the Black Hills, it is in Hot Springs where Fred Evans is best known an...
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The Homestead Act

One of the more vital pieces of government policy in terms of its overall effect on the settlement of the Black Hills and the West River country of South Dakota...
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Korcazk Ziolkowski (1908 – 1982)

It is amazing how some lives are bound together, even if those involved never met. That is exactly the case with the famed Oglala Chief Crazy Horse and the fame...