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Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

During the early 1920s, South Dakota State Historian Doane Robinson and others first envisioned Old West heroes carved on the granite spires of the Needles. Fro...
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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Night Blasts at Crazy Horse Memorial

Very popular at Crazy Horse Memorial are the two night blasts held each year, weather permitting. The June 26th blast celebrates the birthday of Mrs. Korczak...
Native American Family

Black Elk: Holy Man of the Oglala

Black Elk was born into the Oglala Sioux tribe near the Little Powder River in Wyoming in 1863. At the age of nine, he received a great vision. This vision port...
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Custer State Park

Custer State Park, located near the city of Custer, is one of the most beautiful areas in the Black Hills. The 71,000-plus acre park offers visitors a rare oppo...
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Historic Preservation in Deadwood

While it is true that miners founded Deadwood, it was skilled hands with wood, stone, and brick that built this interesting city. Deadwood offers a variety of i...
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Crazy Horse Memorial

Almost 70 years ago Lakota (Sioux) Chief Henry Standing Bear asked Korczak Ziolkowski to create a monument of Crazy Horse in the sacred Black Hills. Today, you ...
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Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary

“You will feel them before you hear them…You will hear them before you see them.” The greater Black Hills area is wonderfully abundant in wildlife, and even mo...