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Deadwood in Lawrence County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Chinese Immigrants

 
 
Chinese Immigrants Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2009
1. Chinese Immigrants Marker
Inscription. Chinese Immigrants came to Deadwood to make their fortune. After burial in Mt. Moriah, with appropriate ceremonies, the remains were removed for reburial in their home village in China. Not more than two bodies remain in the Chinese Section.
 
Location. 44° 22.602′ N, 103° 43.613′ W. Marker is in Deadwood, South Dakota, in Lawrence County. Marker can be reached from Mount Moriah Drive. Click for map. The Chinese Immigrants marker is located in the Mount Moriah Cemetery, at Mt. Moriah Cemetery Walking Tour stop G, near Sections 1 and 7, about as far across the cemetery as it is possible to go from the entrance/ticket booth. Marker is in this post office area: Deadwood SD 57732, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Butler Hickok (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Martha Jane Burke (about 500 feet away); Wild Bill (about 600 feet away); Hebrew Hill (Mt. Zion) (about 700 feet away); Sherman Street and the East Side (about 700 feet away); The Great Flood (about 700 feet away); Historic Facade Replication (about 800 feet away); Jewish American Pioneers and Deadwood (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Deadwood.
 
Also see . . .  City of Deadwood - Chinese
One of the few remaining Chinese Tombstones image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2009
2. One of the few remaining Chinese Tombstones
. (Submitted on November 20, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. Asian AmericansCemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Entrance of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2009
3. Entrance of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
A View of Deadwood from the Mt. Moriah Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2009
4. A View of Deadwood from the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
An Archaeological Dig in Deadwood’s Chinatown image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2009
5. An Archaeological Dig in Deadwood’s Chinatown
 
 
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