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Deadwood History will offer two new tours during the summer months. Every Wednesday evening, beginning June 8, a specialized Victorian Era Tour focusing on the lives of the Franklin family will take place from 6:00-7:30 p.m. The second tour, the Roaring Twenties Tour, will take place on Friday evening from 6:00-7:30 p.m. beginning June 10, and provide a detailed description of the Adams family and the unique story of their lives in Deadwood.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History, Inc. will host a Static Electricity Workshop at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC) on Saturday, May 21, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Learning Workshop is $6 for 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. and the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission will host a presentation by Phyllis Schrag, South Dakota Humanities Council Speakers’ Bureau Scholar, at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2016, at the Days of ‘76 Museum, 18 Seventy Six Drive, Deadwood. The event is wheelchair accessible. Please feel free to bring your lunch.

DEADWOOD – In celebration of Mother’s Day, Deadwood History is offering free tours of the Days of ‘76 Museum and the Historic Adams House to all mothers on Sunday, May 8, 2016. For more information call the Days of ‘76 Museum at 605-578-1657 or the Historic Adams House at 605-578-3724.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 08:23

Outside of Deadwood Grant Program Deadline

Deadwood, SD − Since 2002, the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission has helped promote the preservation and interpretation of historic sites, buildings, and properties, throughout the state with the Outside-of-Deadwood Grant program. The program, which awards up to $250,000 each year, stimulates quality restoration, protection and interpretation of buildings, sites and properties that contribute to an understanding of Deadwood's unique history. This total exceeds $3.5 million dollars.

Monday, 25 April 2016 07:03

Kids Summer Recreation Fair at the HARCC

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History will host a Kids Summer Recreation Fair on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC) from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. The fair is free and open to the public.

Thursday, 21 April 2016 06:55

Summer Hours for Deadwood History, Inc.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History’s Adams Museum, Days of ‘76 Museum, and Historic Adams House will begin summer hours from May 1 through September 30, 2016. Summer hours at all three museums are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., daily.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History’s Historic Adams House will host Patsy’s Day on Saturday, April 23, 2016, in honor of W.E. Adams’ beloved dog, Patsy, and to benefit the Twin City Animal Shelter.

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 10:54

PRESERVATION THURSDAY, APRIL 14 CANCELLED!

John Beheler had a medical emergency. He is unable to travel from Lower Brule to Deadwood to present Preservation Thursday: Mikakuye Oyasin tomorrow (April 14) at 12 noon at the Days of '76 Museum. We will reschedule the presentation with John as soon his schedule allows.

DEADWOOD – Deadwood History will host a Prairie Dog Workshop at the Days of ‘76 Museum on Saturday, April 16, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Learning Workshop is $6 for 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. Reservations are required.