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Monday, 24 April 2017 07:28

Summer Hours for Deadwood History

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. (DHI) will begin summer hours on May 1 through September 30, 2017, with the Adams Museum, the Days of ‘76 Museum, and the Historic Adams House open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. and the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission will host a presentation by Mary Jane Bradbury, South Dakota Humanities Council Speakers’ Bureau Scholar, at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC).  Please feel free to bring your lunch.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. received a $2,500 grant from Black Hills Energy on Friday, April 7, 2017, at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC). The grant will help the organization purchase a new large format scanner and printer.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. in partnership with the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission will host a series of summer camps for area youth. Exploration Camp kicks off the summer camp series for children in grades K-2 for the 2017 – 2018 school year from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Days of ‘76 Museum on June 5 - 9. This year’s theme is S.P.A.R.K. Your Creativity. Campers will be learning about snapshots (photography), plants (nature), art, rocks (gold mining), and knowledge (science). Each day will include a related activity and/or craft project. The cost is $40 for members and $50 for non-members.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History’s Historic Adams House will host Patsy’s Day on Saturday, April 15, 2017, in honor of W.E. Adams’ beloved dog, Patsy, and to benefit the Twin City Animal Shelter. Visitors donating pet food or any product for the shelter will receive free admission to the beautifully restored 1892 Queen Anne-style Victorian mansion. Tours are given on a first-come, first-served basis, departing every hour from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, please call 605-578-3724. Photos of cats and dogs available for adoption will be on display. For information about adopting a four-legged friend or to make a monetary contribution, call the Twin City Animal Shelter at 605-584-2480.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. will host an Owl Workshop at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC) on Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The workshop is $6 for museum members and $11 for non-members. The workshop is suggested for students in grades K-6. Call Shantel Pettit, Education Director, at 605-578-1657 for reservations or more information. Reservations are required.

Monday, 27 March 2017 06:52

Spring Hours for Deadwood History, Inc.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. will begin spring hours on April 1, 2017, with the Adams Museum, the Days of ‘76 Museum, and the Historic Adams House open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. The museums are closed on Sundays and Mondays. The museums welcome groups of 10 or more with advance reservations Monday through Sunday.

Deadwood—The Board of Directors of the Mary Chilton DAR Foundation recently awarded grants in the amount of $10,335. The grants were made to the Brandon Historical Society for the Nels Graff Cabin Restoration and Preservation project; to Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota, Center for New Americans for the Mount Rushmore Citizenship Ceremony; and to Deadwood History, Inc. for the Americana: Ideas and Identity project at the Adams Museum.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. will offer a special event at the Historic Adams House on Saturday, March 25, 2017, titled Tea with H.G. Actor Arch Ellwein will portray literary author H.G. Wells. Performances are at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Advance reservations are required as space is limited. Purchase tickets online at DeadwoodHistory.com or call 605-722-4800.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. will host a Native American Beadwork Workshop at the Days of ‘76 Museum on Saturday, March 11, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The workshop is $6 for museum members and $11 for non-members. The workshop is suggested for students in grades K-6. Call Shantel Pettit, Education Director, at 605-578-1657 for reservations or more information. Reservations are required.

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