Who discovered the black hills?

Answer People were living in the Black Hills of South Dakota as early as 4,000 years ago. The area was also inhabited by the Sioux, Kiowa, Crow, Cheyenne and Mandan tribes. In 1742 the Verendye brothers f... Read More »

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How do I plant Black Hills spruce trees?

SoilTest your soil with a pH test kit. The Black Hills spruce tree requires acidic soil with an optimal pH level between 4.5 and 7. If you do not have acidic soil, consult a local nursery to help ... Read More »

What is Black Hills gold worth?

Black Hills gold would be worth the same as gold from any location. One kg of gold weighs 32.15 troy oz. If the price of gold were $390 per troy oz., 1 kg would be worth $12,539. Multiply 32.15 tro... Read More »

Who found the Black Hills gold rush?

Father De Smet, a Roman Catholic missionary, spotted Sioux Indians carrying gold in the 1860s which they said came from the Black Hills. The gold rush, however, didn't begin until 1874 following th... Read More »

How far apart should black hills spruce trees be planted?

Black Hills spruce trees should be planted 8 to 12 feet apart. A 2-foot-tall potted tree will grow to be 5 feet tall by 5 feet wide within five years. Black Hills spruce trees are often planted in ... Read More »