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Mount Moriah Cemetery

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Deadwood, SD
605-578-2600-605-578-2082
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Who Wouldn't Want to See Where Calamity & Bill are Buried?

There are more than a few historic figures resting here. Free parking at the entrance and $2 gets... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alan R
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Richardson, Texas
Worth the hike

We were in Deadwood and decided to go to the historic Mt. Moriah cemetery. While there we visited... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michelle N
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Grass Valley, United States
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Small cemetery dating back to the time of cowboys, deputies and the old West.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Deadwood, SD
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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday

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 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days 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
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very interesting and beautiful place to visit...but do be prepared to do a some walking up steep hills. I was unable to make the entire walk so I will rely upon my husbands photographs to let me see everything I missed.

Thank RuthMitchell1949
Reviewed 4 days ago

Easy to get around. $2 charge is okay. Hickok/Calamity Jane grave was interesting. Map can help you get around easily. Great view of area at one point.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jame, Potato Creek Johnny, Seth Bullock and other historical figures of the days when Deadwood was a rowdy mining town are all buried here. There is an admission fee and the walk to the grave sites is up a road on...More

Thank capemaytraveler
Reviewed 5 days ago

Situated at the back of Deadwood city the cemetery is situated high up on the hills overlooking the town. To get there you have to go up a winding road all the time until you get to parking area. A small tourist souvenir shop at...More

Thank dennisp859
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the bus tour to the cemetery and it was very good. My only regret is that we did not have enough time to see everything. Next time we will definitely drive there and walk as much of the cemetery as possible. There is...More

Thank Mary B
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guillermolisa
March 11, 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
December 8, 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
May 25, 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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