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Deadwood Historic District

Deadwood, South Dakota
County of Lawrence.
National Register Number: 66000716
Resource type: District.
Property type: Historic District: Historical. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: SD-At Large Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Town.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - July 4, 1961):
The site of a rich gold strike in 1875, Deadwood retains its mining town atmosphere. Many original buildings remain. While Deadwood is one of the most highly publicized mining towns of the trans-Mississippi West, much of its fame rests on the famous or infamous characters that passed through.

Development and visual integrity are the district's biggest threats.

New preservation officer and new guidelines have improved city ordinances and strengthened historical preservation in Deadwood.

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