Rivers Theme Of History Conference Next Month
by Associated Press
April 20, 2013 12:47 PM
Rivers will be the theme of the 2013 South Dakota State Historical Society History Conference next month in Rapid City.
The society's Archaeological Research Center in Rapid City will host the conference May 3-4 at the Hilton Garden Inn. The theme is "Rivers Run Through it: South Dakota's Rivers and Streams and the Flow of History."
Speakers at the conference will discuss the role rivers played in the history and cultural development of the state and region. Among the topics to be discussed will be the role rivers played in the development of ancient societies in South Dakota and historical floods in the state.