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The north wall of the Historic Homestake Opera House is nearing completion, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. Workers have finished replacing the understructure for the wall as well as installing…
With ample “Old West” buildings and a storied history, the City of Deadwood was officially designated as a National Historic Landmark on July 4, 1961. Deadwood is one of sixteen…
The Belle Fourche City Council has applied for an Outside of Deadwood Grant in the amount of $25,000  to improve the city’s historic bandshell, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. In…
The Main Street Plaza projects in Deadwood are moving forward with the recent approval of up to $2 million in matching funds from the city’s historic preservation commission, reports the Black…
Long-forgotten advertisements, or ghost murals, painted on Deadwood’s historic buildings will soon be eligible for historic preservation funds, according to the Black Hills Pioneer. The first project to be tackled…
In order to move forward with plans to revitalize its Main Street, Deadwood officials are looking at utilizing $2 million from the Historic Preservation Commission, reports the Black Hills Pioneer.…
Although a 1984 fire destroyed much of the interior of the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead, efforts to replace an interior wall are currently moving forward, reports the Black…
Four properties in Rapid City have received an eight-year moratorium on taxes while preservation efforts are underway. According to the Rapid City Journal, the properties include the Fairmont Creamery building,…
The band shell in Herrmann Park of Belle Fourche has been added to the National Register of Historic Places, according to the Black Hills Pioneer. The band shell was among…
The Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission recently awarded 13 historic preservation groups across the state with $125,000, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The award is the first round of the commission’s…
The Black Hills Knowledge Network offers a variety of digital research tools and resources to access historical items from the Black Hills Region. Digital History Archives – Biblioboard The Black…
The new Lower Main Welcome Center in Deadwood will feature an educational exhibit of local animals, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. The Deadwood City Commission recently approved $20,000 in historical…
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has posted a museum curator position for the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery and Archives, reports the Black Hills Pioneer. A candidate is…
Spring applications for the Deadwood Fund grant program are now open, according to a news release by the State of South Dakota. Applications will be accepted until February 1, 2017.…
Concerns from both the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission and the South Dakota Historic Preservation Office have expressed concerns regarding a proposed $35 million condominium project in Deadwood, reports the Rapid…
A Coca-Cola sign on the side of the Senior Citizens Center in Lead has been restored, as reported by the Black Hills Pioneer. The Lead Historic Preservation Commission received $3600…
The Deadwood City Commission made an amendment to the demolition by neglect ordinance to more clearly define the roles of the public works and historic preservation inspectors, reports the Black…
Nearly 3,000 commemorative bricks in front of the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame and armory will be removed, categorized and repositioned as part of a $3.5 million reconstruction…
At a public meeting at the Journey Museum, community planners unveiled their grand design plans for the downtown area of Rapid City. The Rapid City Journal reports that the designs…
The Rapid City Journal reports that the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission awarded over $90,000 in grants this award cycle.  The Outside of Deadwood Grant Program helps promote preservation of sites throughout…
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