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Deadwood—Deadwood History (Adams Museum, Days of ’76 Museum, and the Historic Adams House) will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 24, 2016, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s twelfth annual Museum Day Live! On this day only, participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based facilities, which offer free admission every day, and open their doors for free to those who download a Museum Day Live! ticket.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. will host a Paper Marbling Family Workshop at the Days of ‘76 Museum on Saturday, September 17, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The workshop is $10 for member families and $15 for non-member families. The workshop is suggested for families with students in grades K-6. Call Shantel Pettit, Education Director, at 605-578-1657 for reservations or more information. Reservations are required.

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 06:34

Preservation Thursday: Theodore Roosevelt

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. and the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission will host a presentation by Arch Ellwein, South Dakota Humanities Council Speakers’ Bureau Scholar. Ellwein will present a program about Theodore Roosevelt’s life, set in 1911, at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2016, 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.

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 07:04

Caring for your Heirlooms Part II at the HARCC

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. (DHI) will offer a second collections care workshop, Caring for your Heirlooms Part II, on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center. The workshop is free and open to the public. Advanced reservations are required, please call 605-722-4800.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. announces the public opening of the carriage exhibit, Deadwood: A Story of Movement and Change at the Days of ‘76 Museum on Saturday, September 10, 2016. The museum is open daily in September from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This will be the final week for the two special evening tours offered at the Adams House. On Wednesday, August 24 a specialized Victorian Era Tour focuses on the lives of the Franklin family – the original builders of the house. The Roaring Twenties Tour takes place on Friday, August 26 and provides a detailed description of the Adams family, and the unique story of their lives in Deadwood.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History and the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission will host a presentation by John Beheler, South Dakota Humanities Council Speakers’ Bureau Scholar, at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2016, on the lawn of the Adams House. Please feel free to bring your lunch. 

DEADWOOD – Enjoy a lecture on the lawn of the Historic Adams House at 12:00 noon on Friday, July 22, 2016. David Vardiman, Sanford Underground Research Facility Project Engineer for Geotechnical Design and Excavation, will discuss the geology of the Northern Black Hills, and how unique geology has shaped the history of mining in the Whitewood Mining District, as well as how it supports the future for Sanford Laboratory deep underground research projects within the former Homestake Mine.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History will host candy historian, Susan Benjamin, as she delves into a delicious look at the history of candy on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at 12:00 p.m. at the Days of ‘76 Museum, 18 Seventy Six Drive, Deadwood. Admission is by donation.

DEADWOOD – Party on the Patio with three acoustic originals: Kenny Putnam, Boyd Bristow, and Jami Lynn will be held on Thursday, July 14, 2016, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on the outdoor patio at the Days of ‘76 Museum. Tickets are $5 per person, and can be purchased at the door. A cash bar will be available. For more information, please call 605-722-4800. In case of inclement weather, the party will be moved inside the Days of ‘76 Museum in the Mary Adams room.