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PastPort: History

Explore Deadwood - Stamp your ticket - Win an adventure

Learn the history of Deadwood and win awesome prizes while having a great time! Stop by one of the Deadwood Information Centers to pick up your PastPort booklet, then catch the trolley for free (using passes in the booklet) to participating locations between 8 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Collect stamps from the six participating locations: Adams Museum, Broken Boot Gold Mine, Days of '76 Museum, Historic Adams House, Mount Moriah Cemetery, and the Trial of Jack McCall. To collect a stamp you must have visited the attraction, this includes paying the admission fees when applicable. Once all stamps have been collected, return your PastPort to a Deadwood Information Center to receive your sweet reward - a Chubby Chipmunk chocolate bar or deck of historic playing cards. You must complete the form on the back page of the PastPort to receive your prize. Available from mid-May through late September, while supplies last.DeadwoodPastPort Booklet

In 1930 pioneer businessman W.E. Adams founded the Adams Museum in Deadwood, with the purpose of preserving and displaying the history of the Black Hills.

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS The Days of ’76 celebration began in 1924 as a way to honor Deadwood’s first pioneers – the prospectors, miners, muleskinners, and madams who poured into

The Historic Adams House was built in 1892 by Deadwood pioneers Harris and Anna Franklin. Local contemporary press described the home as “the grandest house west of the Mississippi”.

Deadwood’s historic cemetery includes such notables as Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane.  Stop by for a self-guided tour where you’ll learn about some of Deadwood’s most interesting characters!

Deadwood Alive’s re-enactment troupe offers History at its finest…and most fun! Deadwood – True West Magazine’s “Best Old West Gunfighter Town” The Deadwood Alive troupe is here to entertain.

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