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The next meeting of the Lawrence County Historical Society will be at at the Homestake Adams Research & Cultural Center (HARCC), located at 150 Sherman Street in Deadwood. The program will feature Reed Richards sharing his lifelong enthusiasm of Lawrence County railroads.
Born and raised in Lawrence County, Reed is a retired attorney, rancher, and amateur historian and archaeologist. He has walked and driven on portions of most of the old railroad grades in Lawrence County during the past 50 years and is interested in sharing those experiences. He will show "before and after" pictures on many of the sites.
This luncheon meeting starts at he cost of the delicious meal catered by Cheyenne Crossing is $15. Please make reservations no later than 18th, by calling 578-9770 or you can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. We really do need to know how much food to prepare. Bring guests!
Members should be looking for the LCHS "Historical Marker" newsletter, which has just been published; you'll find additional information about the September meeting, some history of the Lawrence County Courthouse, and a Bill Vossler story that will reveal a bit of "border history" about the North Dakota-South Dakota border that you may find intriguing! Too, it showcases the new book, Lawrence County, South Dakota Town Timelines, which will be available for sale at the September meeting!