Exploring at Deadwood Historic Preservation

James Butler ‘Wild Bill’ Hickok visited Deadwood for a matter of weeks, the famed lawman, scout, gunfighter and card sharp was destined to become the town’s most famous permanent resident.

Address: 108 Sherman St, Deadwood, SD 57732

Deadwood was established in 1876 during the Black Hills gold rush. In 1875, a miner named John B. Pearson found gold in a narrow canyon in the Northern Black Hills. This canyon became known as ” Deadwood Gulch” because of the many dead trees that lined the canyon walls at the time.

“Deadwood has been known the world round for over half a century. It is the smallest metropolitan city in the world, with paving and public and other buildings such as are seldom found in cities less than several times it’s size.”

John S. McClintock

Pioneer Days in the Black Hills, 1939

Overall Rating ☆☆☆

Published by Leela

Hello Folks! Welcome to my Blog, I am Leela, from the Philippines, now residing in the United States. I live in a Motor Home for two years. This blog is all about My Mobile life in America.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: