Deadwood in Lawrence County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Martha Jane Burke
Alias “Calamity Jane”
Died - August 1, 1903
Terry, South Dakota
Her Dying Request
"Bury me beside Wild Bill"
Location. 44° 22.541′ N, 103° 43.535′ W. Marker is in Deadwood, South Dakota, in Lawrence County. Marker can be reached from Mount Moriah Drive. Touch for map. Marker is located in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. 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 (here, next to 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); Civic Stability (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Great Flood (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gold Discovery in the Great Sioux Reservation (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deadwood.
Also see . . . Martha Jane "Calamity Jane" Cannary (1852-1903). A biography of Calamity Jane, as presented by the National Women's History Museum. (Submitted on September 25, 2015.)
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