Wild Bill Hickok

Wild Bill Hickok (HM29D9)

Location: Deadwood, SD 57732 Lawrence County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 22.804', W 103° 43.479'

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James Butler Hickok
Gunfighter, Peace Officer, Gambler
Born: May 27, 1837, Troy Grove, Illinois
Died: August 2, 1876, Deadwood, Dakota Territory

Wild Bill Hickok was shot in the back while playing cards in a Deadwood saloon. He is buried in Mt. Moriah Cemetery overlooking the city.
The poker hand he was holding, two pairs, black aces and black eights, became known as "The Deadman's Hand."
His assassin, Jack McCall, was later tried, convicted and hanged in Yankton, Dakota Territory's capital.

This life-size bronze statue of Wild Bill was commissioned by the Four Aces and sculpted by Monique Ziolkowski and James Borglum.
It is a memorial to Deadwood's most famous citizen, and a lasting reminder of Deadwood's colorful past.
HM NumberHM29D9
Placed ByThe Four Aces Casino
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 4:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 601595 N 4914878
Decimal Degrees44.38006667, -103.72465000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 22.804', W 103° 43.479'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 22' 48.24" N, 103° 43' 28.74" W
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Area Code(s)605
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-85, Deadwood SD 57732, US
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