On June 9, it will have been 50 years since the 1972 Flood that devastated Rapid City and 238 people lost their lives.

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Rapid City Public Library hosts 1972 Flood Oral Histories

RAPID CITY, S.D. — On Wednesday, The Rapid City Public Library began its Oral Histories interviews in honor of the 50th anniversary of the 1972 Black Hills Flood. On Wednesday and Thursday, members of the community are invited to…

Rapid City Library Database

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