The Spot In South Dakota’s Black Hills Where History Was Made

South Dakota’s Black Hills are full of treasures, from quaint little towns, to waterfalls, hiking trails and lakes, to the man-made majesty of Mount Rushmore. This part of the state is full of history, too. The Wild West drama and danger of Deadwood, the rich gold mining history, and in the 1930s, some record-breaking scientific work.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

I think South Dakota’s history is fascinating — do you agree? Here’s an interesting story about a South Dakota bank robbery that went awry — and the characters are pretty infamous.