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

J.B.Hickok

 
 
J.B.Hickok Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, September 28, 2018
1. J.B.Hickok Marker
Inscription.

Died Aug 2, 1876
by pistol Shot
Aged 39 years
Custer
was lonely
without him
Erected by
J. H. Riordan
of N.Y. 1891

 
Erected 1891.
 
Location. 44° 22.544′ N, 103° 43.531′ W. Marker is in Deadwood, South Dakota, in Lawrence County. Touch for map. The marker is .1 miles northwest from the Mt. Moriah Cemetery Gate. 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. Martha Jane Burke (here, next to this marker); James Butler Hickok (a few steps from this marker); Hebrew Hill (Mt. Zion) (within shouting distance of this marker); Chinese Immigrants (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wild Bill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sherman Street and the East Side (approx. 0.2 miles away); Black Hills Pioneers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civic Stability (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deadwood.
 
Regarding J.B.Hickok. J.H. Riordan carved the original 1891 sculpture from native red sandstone. David Young, a retired high school art teacher, created the Hickok bronze, a replica of the 1891
J.B.Hickok Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, September 28, 2018
2. J.B.Hickok Marker
statue placed at the grave. It is the third statue dedicated to Hickok at Deadwood's historic cemetery. Persistent vandals and souvenir hunters defaced the others.
 
Also see . . .  J.B.Hickok bronze bust dedication. (Submitted on October 1, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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