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Wild Bill Hickok’s grave
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Gunfighter “Wild Bill” Hickok was killed in Deadwood, South Dakota, in 1876 and is buried in Mount Moriah Cemetery.

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Chatting with a guide in Jewel Cave
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At 293 kilometers, Jewel Cave National Monument is the third longest cave in the world, with nearby Wind Cave just behind, at fifth.

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A truly black evergreen forest at sunset
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The area’s mountains are so thick with evergreens that native Lakota called them paha sapa or “hills that are black.”

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A procession in progress at Black Hills Powwow
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Black Hills Powwow

October

Steer wrestling action at Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo
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Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo

January - February

Rows of cars on display at Kool Deadwood Nites
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Kool Deadwood Nites

August

Cyclists cross a bridge through the verdant forest during Mickelson Trail Trek
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Mickelson Trail Trek

September

The scene at Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup
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