DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. was selected to receive an $18,500 grant from Wharf Resources Ltd. The funding will be used to develop a natural history exhibit at the Adams Museum. Members of the Wharf Resources board of directors presented the check on Monday, May 22, 2017.
DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. will offer visitors a Roaring Twenties Tour at the Historic Adams House on Friday evenings at 6:00 p.m., June 2, 2017, through July 28, 2017. The Roaring Twenties Tour provides a detailed description of the Adams family and the unique story of their lives in Deadwood. Tickets are $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Call 605-722-4800 for reservations or purchase online at DeadwoodHistory.com. Advanced reservations are appreciated.
DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. and the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission will host a lecture by local historian, Larry Miller, at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC), 150 Sherman Street, Deadwood. The event is wheelchair accessible. Please feel free to bring your lunch.
DEADWOOD – In celebration of Mother’s Day, Deadwood History, Inc. is offering free tours of the Days of ‘76 Museum and the Historic Adams House to all mothers on Sunday, May 14, 2017. For more information call the Days of ‘76 Museum at 605-578-1657 or the Historic Adams House at 605-578-3724.
DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. will host a Magnet Workshop at the Days of ‘76 Museum on Saturday, May 13, 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.
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.