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  • Location of Spearfish, South Dakota

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    Spearfish is also known as: Lawrence County / Spearfish city.

    History

    The population was 10,494 at the 2010 census. Prior to the Black Hills Gold Rush of 1876, the area was used by Native Americans (primarily bands of Sioux but others also ranged through the area) who would spear fish in the creek (hence the name of the creek and subsequently the town). Once the gold rush started, the city was founded (1876) at the mouth of Spearfish Canyon, and Spearfish grew as a supplier of foodstuffs to the mining camps in the hills. Even today, a significant amount of truck farming or 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. 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...

    There are currently 2 funeral home listings for the city of Spearfish, South Dakota.

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  • Interesting Facts

    Some of the notable people born here have been: Jeff Trandahl (politician).

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Carlsen-Aldinger Funeral Homes
611 Dahl Rd Send flowers
Spearfish, SD 57783


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Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapel
450 N 7th St Send flowers
Spearfish, SD 57783

D.V. Huffman Home (Doylestown, OH)