Spearfish, South Dakota

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: www.lakotadictionary.org nldo.php edition 2nd year 2014 publisher Lakota Language Consortium location Bloomington, IN isbn 978-0-9761082-9-0 ) is a city in Lawrence County (Lawrence County, South Dakota), South Dakota, United States. The population was 10,494 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census). History Prior to the Black Hills Gold Rush of 1876, the area was used by Native American (Indigenous peoples of the Americas)s (primarily bands

accessdate November 22, 2013 Spearfish grew as a supplier of foodstuffs to the mining (Gold mining) camps in the hills. Even today, a significant amount of truck farming and market gardening still occurs in the vicinity. In 1887, the accepted history of gold mining in the Black Hills was thrown into question by the discovery of what has become known as the Thoen Stone. "The Thoen Stone

" . - ''Black Hills Visitor Magazine''. Discovered by Louis Thoen on the slopes of Lookout Mountain, the stone purports to be the last testament of Ezra Kind who, along with six others, entered the Black Hills in 1833 (at a time when whites were forbidden by law and treaty from entering the area), "got all the gold we could carry" in June 1834, and were subsequently "killed by Indians beyond the high hill." While it may seem unlikely that someone who has "


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accessdate November 22, 2013 Spearfish grew as a supplier of foodstuffs to the mining (Gold mining) camps in the hills. Even today, a significant amount of truck farming and market gardening still occurs in the vicinity. In 1887, the accepted history of gold mining in the Black Hills was thrown into question by the discovery of what has become known as the Thoen Stone. "The Thoen Stone

" . - ''Black Hills Visitor Magazine''. Discovered by Louis Thoen on the slopes of Lookout Mountain, the stone purports to be the last testament of Ezra Kind who, along with six others, entered the Black Hills in 1833 (at a time when whites were forbidden by law and treaty from entering the area), "got all the gold we could carry" in June 1834, and were subsequently "killed by Indians beyond the high hill." While it may seem unlikely that someone who has "


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institution, although its mission has expanded far beyond to include masters programs in Integrative Genomics and Business Administration. It also hosts a summer arts institute, with Spearfish native and international opera star Johanna Meier (daughter of the ''Black Hills Passion Play'' founder Joseph Meier) serving as Artistic Director. Transportation Spearfish is the headquarters and hometown of two bus and coach transport services

; Dakota Trailways and Prairie Hills Transit. Notable people * Wendell E. Dunn (1894-1965), born near Summit, South Dakota, educator, former resident * Johanna Meier, born in Chicago, Illinois, international opera singer * Gary Mule Deer, comedian and country musician * William T. Powers (William T. Powers (Michigan)) (1820-1909), born in Bristol, New Hampshire, manufacturer, former resident of Spearfish * Frank Schoonmaker (1905-1976), born


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cultural centers in the state and hosts the Black Hills Symphony Orchestra. Other popular musical attractions, such as the Dakota Country Family Music Show and the Mountain Music Show, both near Custer (Custer, South Dakota). Motongator Joe's Country Music Festival is held at the Prairie Village located in Madison South Dakota and is a pure country music festival that has been attracting big crowds to camp and enjoy many of Nashville's country music stars. The Black Hills Bluegrass Festival is held every year in June and is operated by the Rapid City Arts Council, while the town of Deadwood (Deadwood, South Dakota) hosts the WestFest gathering every year as well. Byron, pgs. 182 - 184 US 14 *ALT US 14 (U.S. Route 14 Alternate (Sturgis, South Dakota)) – Spearfish, South Dakota to Sturgis, South Dakota *ALT US 14 (U.S. Route 14 Alternate (Cody, Wyoming)) – Cody, Wyoming to Burgess Junction, Wyoming Star was born in Germany (German Confederation) to Jewish parents. When he was ten years of age, his family moved to Ohio. When he grew older he moved to Helena, Montana, where he served as territorial auditor and personal secretary to the governor. He partnered with Seth Bullock in a hardware store, and in August 1876, the partners, attracted to Deadwood by the promise of a great deal of business stemming from the gold rush, purchased a lot there from Sam Schwartzwald and Henry Beaman, and opened the Office of Star and Bullock, Auctioneers and Commission Merchants. They eventually also partnered in livestock ranching as the S&B Ranch Company, and with Harris Franklin in the Deadwood Flouring Mill, in 1880, where Star was general manager. The duo expanded their business interests to the towns of Spearfish (Spearfish, South Dakota), Sturgis (Sturgis, South Dakota), and Custer (Custer, South Dakota). Bullock and Star purchased a ranch where Redwater Creek met the Belle Fourche River and dubbed it the S&B Ranch Company. Bullock is also credited with introducing alfalfa farming to South Dakota in 1881. Later he became a deputy U.S. Marshal, partnered with Star and Harris Franklin in the Deadwood Flouring Mill, and invested in mining, the local growth industry. Bullock and Star eventually expanded their business interests to the towns of Spearfish (Spearfish, South Dakota), Sturgis (Sturgis, South Dakota), and Custer (Custer, South Dakota). thumb 200px Monument in Deadwood, SD off I-85 (Image:Monument Henry Weston Smith- Reverand.jpg) In 1914 the Society of Black Hills Pioneers erected a monument on the road between Deadwood and Spearfish, South Dakota, in the approximate area where Smith’s body had been found. In 1994, Highway 85 north of Deadwood, along with the Preacher Smith Monument, was relocated by construction of a four-lane road. A copper time capsule that had been buried in 1914 was opened, providing some period artifacts, such as newspapers; after examination, they, along with additional contemporary items, were returned to the capsule and reburied under the new monument, three miles south of Deadwood on the rebuilt Highway 85. The new monument was rededicated on August 20, 1995, on the 119th anniversary of Smith's murder. The highlight of the ceremony was a reading by local resident, historian, and lawyer Reed Richards of the sermon Preacher Smith had planned to deliver at Crook City that fateful day, 119 years delayed. Among the U.S. states, Hawaii has both the lowest state maximum of


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0.01 sqmi sqkm 2 is water. Spearfish Creek is a fast-moving creek that emerges from Spearfish Canyon at Spearfish. It runs roughly south to north through the center of town (parallel to Canyon Street), year round. The creek is unusual in that it freezes from

the bottom up, instead of icing over. This unusual phenomenon occurs due to the very fast rate at which the creek flows. This speed prevents ice from forming except along the bottom of the creek bed where friction and turbulence allow the water to slow down long enough to freeze. Since the creek continues to flow atop this ice, the water level of the creek gradually rises as more ice accumulates on the bottom, in some cases causing flooding on the north side of town where


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institution, although its mission has expanded far beyond to include masters programs in Integrative Genomics and Business Administration. It also hosts aopera summer arts institute, with Spearfish native and international opera star Johanna Meier (daughter of the ''Black Hills Passion Play'' founder Joseph Meier) serving as Artistic Director. Transportation Spearfish is the headquarters and hometown of two bus and coach transport services

; Dakota Trailways and Prairie Hills Transit. Notable people * Wendell E. Dunn (1894-1965), born near Summit, South Dakota, educator, former resident * Johanna Meier, born in Chicago, Illinois, international opera singer * Gary Mule Deer, comedian and country musician * William T. Powers (William T. Powers (Michigan)) (1820-1909), born in Bristol, New Hampshire, manufacturer, former resident of Spearfish * Frank Schoonmaker (1905-1976), born

by seventh-generation Passion Player Josef Meier, who toured it around the country before bringing it to Spearfish in the 1930s; until its last performance on August 31, 2008, the show was produced under the auspices of Meier's daughter Johanna (Johanna Meier), a world-famous opera singer who had her debut in the play at the age of five weeks. During the winter months from 1953 through 1998, the same cast also performed the play in Lake Wales, Florida. - SPF KSPF Black Hills Airport


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institution, although its mission has expanded far beyond to include masters programs in Integrative Genomics and Business Administration. It also hosts aopera summer arts institute, with Spearfish native and international opera star Johanna Meier (daughter of the ''Black Hills Passion Play'' founder Joseph Meier) serving as Artistic Director. Transportation Spearfish is the headquarters and hometown of two bus and coach transport services


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School. ;South Dakota * The ''Black Hills Passion Play'' was performed every summer for almost seventy years in Spearfish, South Dakota; this production was an American version of the Lünen Passion Play that was brought over in 1932 by immigrants who claimed that it had been produced since 1242. "The Theatre: Black Hills Passion Play", 18 November 1940. The production was Americanized


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cultural centers in the state and hosts the Black Hills Symphony Orchestra. Other popular musical attractions, such as the Dakota Country Family Music Show and the Mountain Music Show, both near Custer (Custer, South Dakota). Motongator Joe's Country Music Festival is held at the Prairie Village located in Madison South Dakota and is a pure country music festival that has been attracting big crowds to camp and enjoy many of Nashville's country music stars. The Black Hills Bluegrass Festival is held every year in June and is operated by the Rapid City Arts Council, while the town of Deadwood (Deadwood, South Dakota) hosts the WestFest gathering every year as well. Byron, pgs. 182 - 184 US 14 *ALT US 14 (U.S. Route 14 Alternate (Sturgis, South Dakota)) – Spearfish, South Dakota to Sturgis, South Dakota *ALT US 14 (U.S. Route 14 Alternate (Cody, Wyoming)) – Cody, Wyoming to Burgess Junction, Wyoming Star was born in Germany (German Confederation) to Jewish parents. When he was ten years of age, his family moved to Ohio. When he grew older he moved to Helena, Montana, where he served as territorial auditor and personal secretary to the governor. He partnered with Seth Bullock in a hardware store, and in August 1876, the partners, attracted to Deadwood by the promise of a great deal of business stemming from the gold rush, purchased a lot there from Sam Schwartzwald and Henry Beaman, and opened the Office of Star and Bullock, Auctioneers and Commission Merchants. They eventually also partnered in livestock ranching as the S&B Ranch Company, and with Harris Franklin in the Deadwood Flouring Mill, in 1880, where Star was general manager. The duo expanded their business interests to the towns of Spearfish (Spearfish, South Dakota), Sturgis (Sturgis, South Dakota), and Custer (Custer, South Dakota). Bullock and Star purchased a ranch where Redwater Creek met the Belle Fourche River and dubbed it the S&B Ranch Company. Bullock is also credited with introducing alfalfa farming to South Dakota in 1881. Later he became a deputy U.S. Marshal, partnered with Star and Harris Franklin in the Deadwood Flouring Mill, and invested in mining, the local growth industry. Bullock and Star eventually expanded their business interests to the towns of Spearfish (Spearfish, South Dakota), Sturgis (Sturgis, South Dakota), and Custer (Custer, South Dakota). thumb 200px Monument in Deadwood, SD off I-85 (Image:Monument Henry Weston Smith- Reverand.jpg) In 1914 the Society of Black Hills Pioneers erected a monument on the road between Deadwood and Spearfish, South Dakota, in the approximate area where Smith’s body had been found. In 1994, Highway 85 north of Deadwood, along with the Preacher Smith Monument, was relocated by construction of a four-lane road. A copper time capsule that had been buried in 1914 was opened, providing some period artifacts, such as newspapers; after examination, they, along with additional contemporary items, were returned to the capsule and reburied under the new monument, three miles south of Deadwood on the rebuilt Highway 85. The new monument was rededicated on August 20, 1995, on the 119th anniversary of Smith's murder. The highlight of the ceremony was a reading by local resident, historian, and lawyer Reed Richards of the sermon Preacher Smith had planned to deliver at Crook City that fateful day, 119 years delayed. Among the U.S. states, Hawaii has both the lowest state maximum of

Spearfish, South Dakota

'''Spearfish''' (Lakota (Lakota language): ''hočhápȟe'' ) is a city in Lawrence County (Lawrence County, South Dakota), South Dakota, United States. The population was 10,494 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census).

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