The Great Flood
[Right] Debris piled up behind businesses in the 600 block of Main Street. [Photo credit] Adams Museum, Deadwood.
[Left] Looking north along Whitewood Creek after the flood. Notice the unusually wide creek bed, and the lack of bridges. Sherman Street is on the right. [Photo credit] Adams Museum, Deadwood.
Erected by Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission. (Marker Number 11.)
Location. 44° 22.587′ N, 103° 43.776′ W. Marker is in Deadwood, South Dakota, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Street and Highway 14A on Lee Street. Touch for map. This marker is on the south-east corner of Lee Street and Highway 14A. 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. Wild Bill (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fire of 1879 (within shouting distance of this marker); Sherman Street and the East Side (within shouting distance of this marker); Deadwood City 1876 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jack McCall Capture Site (about 300 feet away); Waite Block Annex (about 300 feet away); Ride High, T.C., Ride High (about 400 feet away); Generations of Change (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deadwood.
Categories. • Disasters •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 602 times since then and 25 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on November 19, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.