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Considered to be the oldest and largest operating underground gold mine in the Western Hemisphere, Homestake has operated continuously since 1876 and currently produces more than 200,000 ounces of gold annually. The visitor center features mining artifacts and an audiovisual presentation illustrating techniques of gold mining and refining. Guided one hour tours of the mine's surface operations are offered, as well as views of the site's historic 1876 open cut mining area. Located at the city park in Lead; open year-round.

Location: PO Box 887, 160 West Main, Lead South Dakota 57754 Telephone 605-584-3110 Toll Free: 888-701-0164

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