Serving the Black Hills

Serving the Black Hills (HMOH6)

Location: Deadwood, SD 57732 Lawrence County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 22.54', W 103° 43.891'

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Although Deadwood was in a mining district, it didn't remain a mining town. Instead, it became the service center for the Northern Black Hills. Regional residents came to Deadwood for their legal, financial, wholesale, retail and entertainment needs.

In the autumn of 1876, the Black Hills Pioneer reported that Deadwood had 173 businesses, including an assayer, a bank, a bath house, 3 butchers, 2 brewers, 4 billiard halls, 11 clothing houses, 21 grocers, 2 hardware stores, 8 laundries, 7 lawyers, and 27 saloons. Over time, enterprises diversified to include a foundry, brick plants, a cigar factory, and a creamery.

Caption on left photo: Zoellner Brothers' clothing store

Caption on middle photo: Bloom's Shoe and Clothing store

Caption on lower right photo: Black Hills Trust and Savings Bank

Caption on upper right photo: The interior of a meat market
HM NumberHMOH6
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 11:43pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 601055 N 4914381
Decimal Degrees44.37566667, -103.73151667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 22.54', W 103° 43.891'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 22' 32.40" N, 103° 43' 53.46" W
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Area Code(s)605
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 709 Upper Main St, Deadwood SD 57732, US
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