For history buffs who want to step back in time to the Wild West, there’s no better place to visit than Deadwood, South Dakota. What started as a gold rush town in 1876 became a quintessential Western movie set: gamblers, outlaws, tough sheriffs, you name it. Legendary names like Wild Bill Hickock and Calamity Jane spent time here, and today’s modern tourism industry won’t let you forget it. While there are many historic places worth a look in town, here are the “must-sees.”
There are so many things to do in Deadwood, even if you don’t particularly care about history. You can learn more about what Deadwood offers on the city’s official visitor’s website.
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