Custer

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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 ...

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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About Custer

Named after General George Armstrong Custer, Custer has the distinction of being the first city established in the Black Hills. Horatio N. Ross, a civilian p...
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Gold Mining in the Black Hills

The Black Hills gold rush and the consequent local mining industry began with the Custer Expedition of 1874. As Custer led his 1000 men through the Hills, two m...