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This was the stuff legends were made of on the American frontier. Into this volatile mixture of humanity wandered Madam Dora DuFran, Potato Creek Johnny, Preacher Smith, Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane...they all lived and died in rambunctious Deadwood. All of them are buried at the Mt. Moriah Cemetery high above Deadwood.

Headstones at this National Historic Landmark, one of the West's original "Boot Hills," tell of the dangers and the tragedies faced by the real men and women who chose the challenges of raw, uncivilized Dakota Territory.