Deadwood, South Dakota

What is Deadwood, South Dakota known for?


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, and United States Law in the Nineteenth Century'' (Studies in North American Indian History) By Sidney L. Harring p. 107 Publisher: Cambridge University Press (February 25, 1994) ISBN 0-521-46715-2 ''Famous American Crimes and Trials: 1860-1912'' by Frankie Y. Bailey, Steven M. Chermak p. 101-105 'Praeger Pub (October 2004) ISBN 0-275-98335-8 In response to this ruling, Congress passed the Major Crimes Act18 U.S.C. §1 153 (Case citation) in 1884, defining


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Stage Stations Cheyenne Black Hills Stage Route connecting Cheyenne (Cheyenne, Wyoming) and the Union Pacific Railroad with the gold fields of Deadwood (Deadwood, South Dakota), it is today the site of a small store, bed-and-breakfast, and post office serving nearby ranches, vacation homes, and tourist camps. Camp Mallo and Russian Camp are nearby. Sheridan Lake is accessible via U.S. Route 385 north from Hill City, South Dakota and Three Forks, South Dakota Three


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way up to engineer, foreman and superintendent. He eventually quit to go prospecting in Arizona and New Mexico, but did not strike it rich. In 1882, he crossed the Chilkoot Pass into the interior of the Yukon, where he prospected and traded for a couple of years. Early years Williamson was born in 1947 in Deadwood, South Dakota,


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the camp with so many falling ill that tents were erected to quarantine the stricken. In 1876, General George Crook (George Crook) pursued the Sioux Indians from the Battle of Little Big Horn on an expedition that ended in Deadwood and is known as the Horsemeat March. The Homestake Mine (Homestake Mine (South Dakota)) in nearby Lead (Lead, South Dakota) was established in 1877. For years, it was the longest continuously operating gold mine in the United States. Gold mining

resident J.K.P. Miller and his associates in 1888, in order to serve their mining interests in the Black Hills. The railroad was purchased by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad in 1893. A portion of the railroad between Deadwood and Lead (Lead, South Dakota) was electrified (railway electrification) in 1902 for operation as an interurban passenger system, which operated until 1924. The railroad was abandoned in 1930, apart from a portion from Kirk, South Dakota Kirk

Lead (Lead, South Dakota), SD – Terry Peak and Deer Mountain (Mystic Miner Ski Resort). The Midnight Star casino in Deadwood is owned by American film actor Kevin Costner, who had directed and starred in the 1990 Academy Award-winning film ''Dances With Wolves'', which was filmed mainly in South Dakota. International versions of many of his films' posters line its walls. Climate Deadwood's climate varies considerably from the rest of the state and surrounding areas


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the camp with so many falling ill that tents were erected to quarantine the stricken. In 1876, General George Crook (George Crook) pursued the Sioux Indians from the Battle of Little Big Horn on an expedition that ended in Deadwood and is known as the Horsemeat March. The Homestake Mine (Homestake Mine (South Dakota)) in nearby Lead (Lead, South Dakota) was established in 1877. For years, it was the longest continuously operating gold mine in the United States. Gold mining

for hiking, mountain biking, and horse back riding. The northern end of the George S. Mickelson Trail starts in Deadwood and runs south through the Black Hills to Edgemont. Several man made lakes, including Sheridan Lake, provide fishing and swimming. Spearfish Canyon to the north has many places to rock climb. In early June the Mickelson Trail Marathon and 5K, as well as accompanying races for children, are held. During the winter there are two ski areas just a few miles outside of nearby

Lead (Lead, South Dakota), SD – Terry Peak and Deer Mountain (Mystic Miner Ski Resort). The Midnight Star casino in Deadwood is owned by American film actor Kevin Costner, who had directed and starred in the 1990 Academy Award-winning film ''Dances With Wolves'', which was filmed mainly in South Dakota. International versions of many of his films' posters line its walls. Climate Deadwood's climate varies considerably from the rest of the state and surrounding areas


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Utter, Wild Bill Hickok, and Calamity Jane are the central characters. * In the ''Star Trek: The Next Generation'' 1992 episode "A Fistful of Datas", a holodeck program takes place in 19th-century Deadwood. * ''Deadwood (Deadwood (TV series))'', an HBO TV series that ran from 2004 to 2006, had the town's early history as its setting. * The three ''Tales from Deadwood'' novels (2005–07) by Mike Jameson are set in Deadwood and feature Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity

, S.D. , ''circa'' 1870. Alexander is his deputy, and Troi (Deanna Troi) (whose father was fond of tales of the Old West) enthusiastically plays 'the mysterious stranger', who is "in cahoots with the Sheriff, and ...mighty mean with that Winchester". ''STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION: "A Fistful of Datas", #40276-234, Written by Brannon Braga and Directed by Patrick Stewart - FINAL DRAFT SEPTEMBER 17, 1992


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. According to the Public Broadcasting Service, important areas within the Dakotas include the Black Hills, the town of Deadwood (Deadwood, South Dakota), Fort Buford, Standing Rock Reservation and Wounded Knee (Wounded Knee Battlefield). "New perspectives on the West: The Dakotas", PBS. Retrieved 4 20 08. The Upper Missouri River and the Upper Missouri River Valley are important


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and the owner of the 140 acre El Dorado Ranch, in Fullerton, California. Thomas William Herringshaw, ''Herringshaw's American Blue-book of Biography: Prominent Americans of 1926 who have Achieved Success in the Various Civil, Industrial and Commercial Line of Activity'' (American Blue Book Publishers, 1926):451. "Captain Harry Gantz has Developed an 'El Dorado' out of a Badly Treated Ranch", ''Los Angeles Times'' (January 3, 1928):D27. ref>


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, releasing two following LP (LP album)s afterward. Cris Williamson: Encyclopedia of Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Queer Culture Williamson graduated from the University of Denver. She supported herself initially as a schoolteacher, May 12, 2007 17th Annual Morristown Women's Festival ref>


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in a series of stories published between 1877 and 1897 by Edward Lytton Wheeler (1854 5–1885). Several men associated with the city used this nickname at various times of their lives. * The ''Adam 12'' 1969 episode, "The Long Walk" features an old man who reminisces about his early life in Deadwood. * A 1978 children's book in the ''Choose Your Own Adventure'' series is set in Deadwood City.

Utter, Wild Bill Hickok, and Calamity Jane are the central characters. * In the ''Star Trek: The Next Generation'' 1992 episode "A Fistful of Datas", a holodeck program takes place in 19th-century Deadwood. * ''Deadwood (Deadwood (TV series))'', an HBO TV series that ran from 2004 to 2006, had the town's early history as its setting. * The three ''Tales from Deadwood'' novels (2005–07) by Mike Jameson are set in Deadwood and feature Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity

Jane , Al Swearengen, and other historical figures. * Showed as a haunted town in American Sci Fi, Horror TV series Supernatural in the 2nd Season's 21st & 22nd Episode named as "All Hell Breaks Loose (Part 1)" and "All Hell Breaks Loose (Part 2)" * The Doctor Who comic book story Dead Man's Hand, published by IDW, takes place in Deadwood several years after the burial of "Wild Bill" Hickock. * In the 2012 video game Borderlands 2, The town

Deadwood, South Dakota

thumb 250px Possible location of the original Nuttal & Mann's (Image:Cyark Deadwood Hickock.jpg) saloon where Wild Bill Hickok was killed, 624 Main Street, Deadwood thumb 250px Deadwood circa 1890s (Image:Deadwood birdseye circa 1890s.jpg) thumb 250px A photograph of Deadwood in 1876. General view of the Dakota Territory (Image:Deadwood13.jpg) gold rush town from a hillside above. thumb 250px The Gem in 1878 (Image:The Gem Theater.gif)

'''Deadwood''' (Lakota (Lakota language): ''Owáyasuta''; "To approve or confirm things") is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County (Lawrence County, South Dakota). It is named after the dead trees (Coarse woody debris) found in its gulch. Deadwood Chamber of Commerce The population was 1,270 according to the 2010 census (2010 United States Census). The city includes the Deadwood Historic District, a National Historic Landmark District.

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