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Mount Moriah Cemetery

Deadwood, SD
605-578-2600-605-578-2082
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Historic!

Quite a walk up hills from the town, but worth the effort! Had visited Deadwood because of Calamity... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Herlaping
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
Good to see

We visited early January when it was snow covered & appeared to be closed but we just walked up the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sally T
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Small cemetery dating back to the time of cowboys, deputies and the old West.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Quite a walk up hills from the town, but worth the effort! Had visited Deadwood because of Calamity Jane and Wild Bill and was good to get to see where they ended up and how Bullock was buried in his very own space. the views...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited early January when it was snow covered & appeared to be closed but we just walked up the path, the gates were open so we went in. It was very peaceful, nobody else there & we were pleased to find it very easy...More

Thank Sally T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to rate a cemetery 5 stars. It won't wow you and you really shouldn't be surprised by what you see/find. Go for the history of some famous people. Great view of Deadwood as this cemetery is up on the hill. Parts of the walk...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a couple of hours touring the cemetery on our own. We were there in October which is the slower season so there was plenty of parking available right outside the cemetery. It only cost a couple of dollars for entry. They had a nice...More

Thank lynmarwy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be prepared to do a lot of walking and most up hill. It is a very pretty spot with good views looking over the town. The visitor center was closed when we arrived so we missed out on the video. I don't remember who it...More

Thank Tina T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably a place that you need to visit if you are in deadwood . As a cemetery there is obviously not a lot going on but if you have an interest in the old west then visiting the graves of the more famous residents is...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit the cemetery several times a year. It’s a place to pay our respects to those buried there, as well as the events that led to their final resting place.

Thank LuckySutton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t expect to go up there during the winter months, as the town does not maintain side streets well. We found this out the hard way after getting stuck on the very steep hill leading up the cemetery. It is NOT accessible when it’s snowing...More

Thank mere1852
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cemetery is beautifully kept , the view is breathtaking. Be prepared for a very steep hill to walk up. The history there is outstanding.

Thank 850tanyaw
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We were fans of the TV series Deadwood, so this cemetery was of particular interest to us. We decided to take a tour to get our bearings of the town, so that provided us with a great overview of the cemetery. We later drove up...More

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guillermolisa
12 March 2017|
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Response from TedeElizabeth | Reviewed this property |
The entire cemetery is on a hillside. The walkways can be steep, but much of it is paved, so perhaps a wheelchair could be used.
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outlaw1865
9 December 2016|
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Response from krismb12 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't been in winter, but I can tell you the road to get up to the cemetery was a small winding road so if there is snow or ice, it would probably be treacherous. I've just moved to MT from the South and it seems that... More
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edp269
26 May 2016|
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Response from cindyrandy | Reviewed this property |
We did not take it, but there is a tour bus that makes the trip there. However it is right in town, and there is plenty of free parking at the cemetery.
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