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Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC)

The Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC) – Deadwood – houses, preserves, and provides public access to one of the nation’s largest collection of Black Hills archival materials. Dating from the 1870s to the present, these materials provide the visitor with a better understanding and appreciation of the people, places, and events that shaped the unique history of the Black Hills. The extensive collection includes historic photographs, maps, legal correspondence and documents, personal diaries and journals, gold exploration and production reports, business ledgers and records, and many other interesting historic materials. The HARCC also hosts a variety of diverse educational, entertaining, and engaging events for people of all ages.

Whether you want to conduct research, browse through tens of thousands of historic photographs, view rare and unique historic documents, attend a lecture, or take part in a workshop, you will find it at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center.

Hours of Operation: 

Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

150 Sherman Street
Deadwood, SD 57732

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