A password will be e-mailed to you.

Lead

Visit Lead

When Fred and Moses Manuel discovered a large vein of gold in a rocky outcropping three miles south of Deadwood in 1876, they had no idea of its significance. ...

The Story of Lead

When gold was discovered on French Creek near present-day Custer in 1874, miners descended upon the Black Hills in search of fortune. Initial pickings were slim...

Mystery Monday Week 2 Revealed

On Monday, we posted the following photo and asked you to identify the location. This one proved tricky...but hey, we don't blame you for being stumped!...

Lead Urban Art Mural Project

In an effort to beautify Lead, promote civic pride, support local artists, and attract tourists, the city of Lead created the Urban Art Project in 2014. To dat...

Top 5 Things to Do in Lead

Deep in the heart of the Northern Hills, a small mining town was established in 1876 called Lead. When gold was discovered by the Manuel brothers, the populati...
Bullock Hotel Deadwood

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, ...
Lead Cultural History_John-C.-H.-Grabill

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 ...
Beer Cheering

Grab a Drink in the Black Hills

The Black Hills has experienced a boom in craft beer over the past decade and is now a top destination for visiting breweries. Nothing beats sipping on a cold c...
Homestake Mine byRachelHarris

Hearst Legacy in the Black Hills

While the Hearst name is widely associated with publishing today, the Hearst influence on mining in the Black Hills is wide and deep in its scope. While it is G...
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 ...