Black Hills Journals

Quick Trip to South Dakota

An August 2003 trip to Black Hills by amorantin

Mount Rushmore National Memorial Photo, Keystone, South Dakota More Photos
Quote: Visited a few sites of interest while visiting friends that lived nearby.

Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Attraction | "Mount Rushmore"

Mount Rushmore National Memorial Photo, Keystone, South Dakota
Quote:
Something I saw as a kid and was thrilled to have the opportunity to bring my own kids to see this wonderful tribute to some of our key Presidents in the history of this country. Another fond memory that didn't seem to look much different was the Crazy Horse Memorial. Maybe someday they will have enough money to finish the Indian and get to the horse! There are many different caves to go into. If I remember right, the flash from a camera helps to give off a different color from the formations. We also stopped by in the area and "panned" for gold. Didn't find too much and ended up buying a couple of little bottles with flecks of gold in them. Between all of these stops there was plenty of beauty...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 31, 2006

Mount Rushmore National Memorial
13000 Highway 244
Keystone, South Dakota 57751
(605) 574-3171

Wild Bill Hickok Days

Attraction | "Various Bars/Casinos"

Quote:
I wish I had pictures of my visit here. This place is famous for Wild Bill Hickok! These days, there is a street in town where at night you can sit, have a drink, and play some blackjack or maybe slots. Each place seemed to have a bit of history in it. One place was famous for being where Wild Bill was shot! The chair he was sitting in is even on display.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 31, 2006

Wild Bill Hickok Days
657 Main St.
Deadwood, South Dakota 57732
(1800) 999-1876