Calendar of Events
Rodeos, festivals, events, parties and world-class concert events—there’s always something happening in Deadwood. From Deadweird to the Days of ‘76 to Kool Deadwood Nites, come release your inner outlaw at one of our legendary events.
Deadwood city-wide events are sponsored in part by:
Forts, Wars and Treaties on the Northern Plains - Case Library Symposium
June 1 - 3, 2017 -- ( 5:00 - 4:00 PM )
Contact: Roberta Sago Roberta.Sago@BHSU.edu
Phone: (605) 642-6361
Location: Black Hills State University 1200 University St Unit 9676 - Spearfish, SD 57799
The Case Library for Western Historical Studies at Black Hills State University and the Fort Meade Cavalry Museum are sponsoring a symposium and tour titled “Forts, Wars and Treaties on the Northern Plains” that will highlight the region’s rich history. This event will include an opening reception at BHSU’s Joy Center on June 1, presentations by Western history experts, including Jerome A. Greene, Paul Hedren, Eli Paul, Randy Kane, Mike Her Many Horses, Donovin Sprague, and Paul Higbee in Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus on June 2, and an all-day tour of Fort Meade and Bear Butte on June 3. The symposium is an opportunity for scholars and enthusiasts to share insights and knowledge about the multifaceted history of the Black Hills and the Northern Plains, as well as highlight the resources of the Case Library and the Fort Meade Cavalry Museum. Sponsors include, the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission, the West River Foundation, South Dakota Humanities Council, BHSU President Tom Jackson, Jr., the College of Liberal Arts, and the E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center. For more details and a registration form, do a web search for “Forts, Wars, and Treaties,” or go to Black Hills State University’s Special Collections web page and click the link for the 2017 Case Library Symposium. You may also contact David Wolff at David.Wolff@bhsu.edu or Bobbi Sago at 605-642-6361 for more information.