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Deadwood - what a shame 'cos it's a super town and very interesting. We visited the Cemetery - yeh, I know it's not what we would normally do but it was BOOT HILL and to see where Wild Bill Hicock is buried. Past admirers have left small gifts - money, the card the ace of Spades, a miniature bottle of Jack Daniels etc. - fascinating and alongside …
... dramatically as we entered the Black Hills. Called the Black Hills because they look black from a distance (covered almost completely in dark green pines), as Maeve noted. Within the Black Hills we found our destination for the night – Deadwood, South Dakota. Deadwood was founded in 1876 as part of the last great gold rush. It was a town that played by its own rules, attracting outlaws, gamblers, and gunslingers (modern day bikers, slot machine ...
... the Devils Tower and got to know it and its age it's a volcanic plug many millions of years old. Some say 'it is wise’ and well known for its spiritual properties with people making trips there since it was found. Even Spielberg had a relationship with his movie ‘Brief Encounters of the Third kind’ there.
We left late heading out after 9:30 and after making a wrong turn for ...
It was a quite day in Spearfish, SD.
Dave and Michelle Jopke arrived about 3pm and will be staying at Bob & Joyce's for a few days.
I got a couple pictures of deer and family.
We all went to Deadwood, SD tonight for dinner and gambling.
Men playing golf tomorrow and women playing ...
Today we went deep into the blackhills to see the granite faces at MOUNT RUSHMORE, a monument to four American presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt. We had a great lunch of Pot Roast and Berry pie at the centre restaurant (best food so far).
Afterwards we visited Tatanka where the story of the bison was on display. Kevin Costner (Running of the Wolves) built the museum. Here an Indian was our guide and he informed us ...
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Rooms on the road side of the Hotel were a little noisy but casino must subsidise the good room rates
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