Travel Blogs from Spearfish
... particular table and area cordoned off depicting the murder scene for display, but they didn't.
The next stop was Sturgis to see the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame, which showcases nearly 100 unique and historic motorcycles that date back to 1905. Those ...
Leaving Sundance, WY, we traveled Southeast to Deadwood, South Dakota, infamous for its Wild West history in the late 1870s (the town proudly embraces its fame for that period in time, including "gambling, whoring, and gunfighting"). Foremost in the town's plethora of historical figures is Wild Bill Hickok, famous for being shot down during a poker game, holding two pair, Aces and Eights (leading to the nickname 'dead man's hand' for that hand).
When you drive ...
... still a really impressive sight to see.
The next stop on the way for today was a stop at the Crazy Horse monument, this is monument was designed to show the American people that even the "Reds" have heroes. This monument is still under construction and has been for the past few decades and from what you can see will be the final product they still have a very long way to ...
... place were glowing, but I was not impressed. We chose an hour long trail ride since it would be Kaeleigh's first time riding a horse alone (besides pony rides and me leading her around on our horse). The ride was up and up and up, which is not fun on horseback, through some woods. Then we came to a beautiful vista, which would have been a great picture taking spot if someone, BILL, would have remembered the camera. And then it was down, down, down, again not real fun ...
... the bar he was shot in exists today, as does the place next door in which he ate his last meal AND the chair he was sitting in when he died ]
Sure, it's a touch grim, but it's pretty fascinating stuff. We stopped into a bar called The Nugget [ because The Saloon 10, Wild Bill's last watering hole, was shut for the season, as was damn ...
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