Dead Manís Hand
Aces and 8s Worldwide Legend
Charles Henry Rich, buried in this cemetery, was a close friend of James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok. On August 2, 1876. Hickok was killed while playing poker at the No. 10 Saloon, Deadwood, Dakota Territory. Charlie Rich had just dealt Hickok two black Aces and two Black eights, the "Dead Man's Hand" to all future poker players. Rich, a native Ohioan, was a quiet man who occasionally told stories of the Old West.
This historic marker is dedicated to the memory of: Alta Mowery Rich, Mabel Rich Bourgeois, Joseph Bourgeois Sr., LaVerne Bourgeois West, Melvin Bourgeois, Jean Rich Schroer
Erected 1989 by Gordon and Patricia Bourgeois. (Marker Number 3- 13.)
Location. 39° 12.69′ N, 84° 18.587′ W. Marker is near Loveland, Ohio, in Clermont County. Marker is at the intersection of Glendale Milford Road (Ohio Route 126) and Center Street, on the right when traveling west on Glendale Milford Road. Touch for map. Marker is in Evergreen Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 220 Glendale Milford Road, Loveland OH 45140, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charlie Henry Rich (within shouting distance of this marker);
Additional keywords. Wild Bill Hickok
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 9, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.