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Mount Moriah Cemetery

Deadwood, SD
605-578-2600-605-578-2082
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Worth a stop

This was fairly interesting, but not a long stop. We were here as part of a bus tour, which was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dave S
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Interesting history

Interesting how the cemetery is arranged and the depth of the graves in the area. We took a tour... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ondricek3
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Olney, Texas
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Small cemetery dating back to the time of cowboys, deputies and the old West.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Deadwood, SD
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605-578-2600-605-578-2082
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Reviewed yesterday

This was fairly interesting, but not a long stop. We were here as part of a bus tour, which was the only interesting thing about the bus tour.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Interesting how the cemetery is arranged and the depth of the graves in the area. We took a tour to the area that gave more in depth details.

Thank ondricek3
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was interesting to see the graves of Wild Bill and Calamity Jane plus a view of Deadwood. Clarification on the "very steep hill" that everyone mentions. That is the hill from the city to parking lot of the cemetery. You are able to drive...More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped by tonight. Was closed, but there is a walk thru gate and honor box. Lots of up hill walking. Don't go if that's an issue. We made it to the top, there is a paved path but it's in rough shape and there is...More

Thank Jason L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We find that one of the best places for history is the Cemetary. Mount Moriah is rich in history and celebrity inhabitants.Make sure to wear good walking shoes, sunhats, water and sun screen. Tons of awesome photo ops.

Thank Madisoniann
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are more than a few historic figures resting here. Free parking at the entrance and $2 gets you a map of the cemetery and admission to take a stroll through a part of Deadwood's history. Wear some comfortable clothes and shoes because there's quite...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were in Deadwood and decided to go to the historic Mt. Moriah cemetery. While there we visited Wild Bill Hickok's resting place. They have a beautiful statue and wonderful words dedicated to him. Calamity Jane is buried next to him as per her wishes....More

Thank Michelle N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought it was tacky to charge to get into a cemetery, but we paid and then walked up the very steep hill to the grave of Wild Bill and Calamity Jane. Their graves are enclosed by a gate and it was difficult to see...More

Thank DL P
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like history from the old west. This is a must see cemetery. It has some historic graves and they do a nice job keeping it clean.

Thank G5112UEalexp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was looking forward to visiting historic grave sites. Was not aware of an entrance fee. Very small fee, but after paying fee we were told we could not drive to sites. Only way to ride in park is by going on a tour bus. If...More

Thank Heather S
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guillermolisa
12 March 2017|
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Response from TedeElizabeth | Reviewed this property |
The entire cemetery is on a hillside. The walkways can be steep, but much of it is paved, so perhaps a wheelchair could be used.
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outlaw1865
8 December 2016|
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Response from krismb12 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't been in winter, but I can tell you the road to get up to the cemetery was a small winding road so if there is snow or ice, it would probably be treacherous. I've just moved to MT from the South and it seems that... More
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edp269
26 May 2016|
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Response from cindyrandy | Reviewed this property |
We did not take it, but there is a tour bus that makes the trip there. However it is right in town, and there is plenty of free parking at the cemetery.
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