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Ghost Stories at the Adams Museum

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DEADWOOD, S.D. – Black Hills Storytellers will haunt the halls of the Adams Museum with ghoulish tales on Saturday, September 24, 2005 from 10 p.m. to midnight. The program is a part of the 3rd Annual South Dakota Festival of Books held throughout Deadwood the weekend of September 23-25 and is open to the public and free of charge. Seating is limited and reservations are required. The only storytelling guild in South Dakota, Black Hills Storytellers transports its audience with ghostly tales and delves into the world of fantasy, shape-shifting, terror and ghoulish humor. The diverse group is enthusiastic and shares a love of the oral traditions of storytelling. The result is an entertaining program that features folk, personal, and literary stories that highlight various interpretations of our nighttime fears. The Adams Museum is located at 54 Sherman St. To reserve a seat, call 605-578-1928. This program is sponsored by: the SD Humanities Council, the Bush Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the SD Center for the Book, the City of Deadwood and the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission. Additional sponsorship is provided by: First Western Bank, Black Hills Power, Bank West, SD Public Broadcasting, SD Arts Council and Messengers of Healing Winds. -30- The Adams Museum & House, Inc. is a non-profit educational complex dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the history and material culture of Deadwood and the Black Hills.