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Mount Moria Cemetery

View from cemetery Photo, Deadwood, South Dakota

Mount Moria Cemetery, located on a steep hill east of Deadwood, South Dakota, contains the gravesites of both Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok. A sign at the cemetery gives these facts about each of these Old West icons: "James Butler Hickok, alias ‘Wild Bill,’ born May 27, 1837 in Troy Grove, Illinois, Lasalle County. Died August 7, 1876, victim of the assassin Jack McCall."

"Martha Canary Burke, alias ‘Calamity Jane,’ born May 1, 1852 in Princeton, Missouri, Mercer County. Died August 1, 1903. Her dying request -- ‘Bury me beside Wild Bill."

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