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Black Elk Peak: A History

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The history of Black Elk Peak--previously known as Hinhan Kaga and, more recently, as Harney Peak--remained segmented and scattered throughout the shadows of antiquity, until now. The natural landmark's namesake, Black Elk, experienced his great vision here, solidifying his status as a Sioux holy man. Obstructed by the insurmountable granite, General Custer and his horse n ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published May 22nd 2017 by The History Press
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Jul 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is a very well researched book about Black Elk Peak formerly called Harvey Peak in South Dakota. Showed the progress from the first time people climbed the peak, to becoming a fire watch tower, to tours, to the current hiking or horseback riding to the peak. Amazing how at one time they had electricity, telephone, running water to the current stone building. The author talks about how in 2012 they started repairing windows, doors and mortar to make it look like it did in the 1930's. ...more
Apr 02, 2021 rated it it was ok
Writing is very repetitive with chapters stating the same info over and over. Some interesting information and photos for sure, but not worth the price of the book.
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