Black Hills Knowledge Netowork

February 14, 2017

Spearfish Historical Society Programs

The Spearfish Historical Society hosts a variety of historical talks throughout the year that take place at the Spearfish Senior Citizen’s Center. The program is open to the public. Visit the Spearfish Historical Society’s website for more information on their historical programs. 

Program Presenter(s) Date Presented
Stratosphere Launch from the Stratobowl Linfred Schuttler November 13, 2012
Photography of Joseph and George Fassbender Paul Higbee January 8, 2013
Masonic History in the Foundation of the United States Jim Savaloja March 5, 2013
Spearfish Yesteryear (A Previous of Historic Spearfish Photos) Larry Miller and Richard Carlson September 3, 2013 
Old Tools from the Past Leo Orme, Jack Wells, and Gary Renner October 1, 2013
Spanish American War Memorials in Lawrence County Mike Runge November 5, 2013
Hold-up of the Spearfish-Miles City Stage Paul Higbee  January 7, 2014
Mormon Cricket Invasion of the 1930s Doris Schenk  February 4, 2014
Railroad Photography in South Dakota Rick Mills March 4, 2014
Quarnberg and Wendelkin Families in Dakota Territory Linda Wiley and Richard Wells  April 1, 2014
Tour and History of the Centennial Schoolhouse Hank Frawley  May 6, 2014
Home Extension Cubs of Lawrence County Ida Maria Snortland October 7, 2014
50 Years Ago: Luci Johnson’s Visit to Spearfish Paul Higbee November 11, 2014
Historic Regional Photos of the Black Hills Larry Miller  December 2, 2014
Furois Family of St. Onge  Ed Furois, Maureen Glanzer and Bernadine Hansen

January 5, 2015

Three Wild Tales of Black Hills Pioneers Donna Sachau February 3, 2015
The History of St. Onge  Jeannine Guern and Joanna Jones May 5, 2015
Murder Mayhem Rocky Courchaine October 6, 2015
James K.P. Miller: The Savior of Deadwood Dr. David Wolff  November 3, 2015
Whitewood History and Homesteading Laws Mary Livingston  February 2, 2016 
Trucanos and Trojan Bart Trucano  March 1, 2016
Two Spearfish Canyon HydroPlants Paul Higbee  April 5, 2016
Rim Rock Lodge: Its History and Future Geoff Ziebart  September 16, 2016

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