mountains in southwestern South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming; sacred to the Sioux (whites settling in the Black Hills led to the Battle of Little Bighorn); site of Mount Rushmore
mountains in western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming
An isolated mountain range rising from the Great Plains of North America in western South Dakota. Covered with ponderosa pine, this region is considered sacred by many of Native Americans and it is also the home to Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Several major motion pictures were filmed there including North by Northwest, How the West Was Won, A Man Called Horse and Dances with Wolves. The Black Hills is now featured in Books of James
Popular Corvette street show in Spearfish, South Dakota.
When gold was discovered in the Black Hills Indian Reservation (South Dakota), whites invaded the Indian's lands and drove them on the warpath. This culminated in "Custer's Last Stand" at the Battle of Little Bighorn.
The Black Hills are a small, isolated mountain range rising from the Great Plains of North America in western South Dakota and extending into Wyoming, USA. Set off from the main body of the Rocky Mountains, the region is somewhat of a geological anomalyâ€”accurately described as an "island of trees in a sea of grass." The Black Hills are home to the tallest peaks of continental North America east of the Rockies.
The Black Hills are a small range of hills in Thurston and Grays Harbor counties of Washington. They are a subset of the Willapa Hills. 2,507 foot (764 meter) Capitol Peak is the highest point.