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Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center

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150 Sherman Street
Deadwood, SD United States

January 2019

Preservation Thursday: Raiding Deadwood’s Bad Lands – Deadwood History

January 17 @ 12:00 PM
Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center, 150 Sherman Street
Deadwood, SD United States
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Deadwood has been known as South Dakota’s playground since the state was founded in 1889. This presentation, with author Michael Trump, will touch upon the numerous attempts to rid the community of vice, culminating with the remarkable 1980 brothel raid that brought national attention to Deadwood and its notorious Bad Lands. Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center; 12:00 p.m.; admission by donation.

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February 2019

Night of the Arts: Band – Deadwood History

February 4 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center, 150 Sherman Street
Deadwood, SD United States
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Students from Lead-Deadwood High School Band who are participating in the Region 8 Solo and Ensemble competition will give a concert at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center as a dress rehearsal for their competition. Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center; 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Please call Amanda Brown, Education Director, at 605-578-1657 for more information.

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Calamity’s Shindig: Deadwood History’s Fundraiser

February 8 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center, 150 Sherman Street
Deadwood, SD United States
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No one threw a better party than Calamity Jane.  Join us for musical entertainment by Kenny Putnam, Boyd Bristow, Mike Connor, and special guest, Jami Lynn; Cami Dohman as the adventurous wildcat of the West, Calamity Jane, and Andy Moser as Marshal Con Stapleton; heavy hors d’oeuvres catered by Cheyenne Crossing; Chubby Chipmunk Hand-Dipped Chocolates; cash bar and auction.  Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center; 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; admission $40 per person.  Purchase online at DeadwoodHistory.com or call…

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Night of the Arts: Speech and Debate – Deadwood History

February 11 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center, 150 Sherman Street
Deadwood, SD United States
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Students from Lead-Deadwood High School Speech and Debate Team will perform their Oral and Interpretation pieces at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center to practice for an upcoming competition. Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center; 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Please call Amanda Brown, Education Director, at 605-578-1657 for more information.

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Chinese New Year – Deadwood History

February 16 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center, 150 Sherman Street
Deadwood, SD United States
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Gung Hay Fat Choy! Happy Chinese New Year! Children are invited to the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center to celebrate Chinese New Year and the year of the pig. We will create a craft, eat Chinese style food, and have a red envelope ceremony. Light refreshments provided. For students in grades K-6. Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center; 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; $6 for members and $11 for non-members.  Reservations required. Please call Amanda Brown, Education Director, at…

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Preservation Thursday: The Origin of the Black Hills National Forest: 1875-1907 – Deadwood History

February 28 @ 12:00 PM
Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center, 150 Sherman Street
Deadwood, SD United States
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The story begins in 1876 amidst the Black Hills Gold Rush that triggered settlement in the Black Hills. Gold miners needed large volumes of timber for placer mining, and even larger volumes as they followed surface gold to its underground sources. Add to that the demands of domestic and other industrial users for timber that soon followed – railroads, flume line builders, and fuel wood for mill boilers – and you find a frontier economy with a voracious appetite for…

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March 2019

Preservation Thursday: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, I am My Mother After All – Deadwood History

March 28 @ 12:00 PM
Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center, 150 Sherman Street
Deadwood, SD United States
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You say or do something and you wonder, “where did that come from?” only to remember your mother said and did that and suddenly you realize you have become your mother. In a PowerPoint™ Presentation, audience members will be reminded of common expressions used by our mothers, along with humorous stories that help us understand the powerful gene pool from which we came. The presentation by South Dakota Humanities Council Speaker’s Bureau Scholar Phyllis Schrag includes inspiring quotes attributed to notable…

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