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  Deadwood, South Dakota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Deadwood is a city located in Lawrence County, South Dakota.
At high noon on November 1, 1989, the City of Deadwood celebrated the official start of limited-stakes gambling, becoming the third place in the United States to legalize gaming (after Atlantic City and the state of Nevada).
Deadwood has been assigned the ZIP code 57732 and the FIPS place code 15700.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Deadwood,_South_Dakota   (838 words)

  
 Deadwood, South Dakota -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Deadwood is a city located in (Click link for more info and facts about Lawrence County, South Dakota) Lawrence County, South Dakota.
Deadwood has been assigned the (A code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail) ZIP code 57732 and the (Click link for more info and facts about FIPS place code) FIPS place code 15700.
As of the (A period count of the population) census of 2000, there are 1,380 people, 669 households, and 341 families residing in the city.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/d/de/deadwood,_south_dakota.htm   (854 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Deadwood (television)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Deadwood is a weekly HBO television drama that premiered in March 2004.
Sol Star (Born in Bavaria, December 20, 1840) was an early resident of the town of Deadwood, South Dakota, probably the first Jew in the area, and is portrayed as a character in the United States television series Deadwood, on HBO.
Martha Eccles Bullock was the wife of Seth Bullock, one of the leading citizens in early Deadwood, South Dakota, and a character in the fictionalized HBO television series, Deadwood.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Deadwood-(television)   (3859 words)

  
 Deadwood thrives on 'Wild Bill' and blackjack - The Boston Globe
In some ways, a visit to Deadwood is a disturbing journey into the past, something the TV series has captured with far more authenticity than the reality of the tourist mecca it has become.
Deadwood was established in 1876 after a miner found gold the year before in the narrow canyon that became known as Deadwood Gulch, for the dead trees that lined the canyon walls.
Still, Deadwood is the largest historic preservation project in the country, according to Mary Kopco, director of the Adams Museum and House, who added that the town shed some of its darker history relatively recently: Brothels remained, illegal but tolerated, until 1980, she said.
www.boston.com /travel/articles/2005/08/21/deadwood_thrives_on_wild_bill_and_blackjack   (1086 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Television: 'Deadwood' taps into Old West's raw capitalism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
"Deadwood" may be the closest Hollywood has gotten to capturing the essence of Western myth — the relentless lust for money.
The mining community of Deadwood is recently sprung from the gold in South Dakota's hills.
At the center of Deadwood's activities is saloon and brothel keeper Al Swearengen (Ian McShane).
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/television/2001882596_kay19.html   (1078 words)

  
 Talk Pretty - The linguistic brilliance of HBO's Deadwood. By Matt Feeney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Deadwood's characters utter long, serpentine sentences, in diction that—depending on the speaker—can ascend to courtly abstraction or sink to the ripest vulgarity.
The camp's doctor (Brad Dourif, in perhaps the finest performance of his weird career) examines the corpse of a man who apparently fell to his death, but who was actually pushed off a ridge and then bludgeoned, as he lay groaning on the rocks, by one of Swearengen's men.
Deadwood is a funny show alright, but that's because, in the unflagging brilliance of its execution, it fulfills its ambition.
slate.msn.com /id/2100950/fr/rss   (1299 words)

  
 HistoryLink Home - The Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission
Deadwood seemed destined to turn into a ghost town, fading slowly into history like so many of its famous residents had done long ago...
Deadwood’s new Methodist Memorial Park at the corner of Shine and Williams Streets is now complete, and has already been the...
Deadwood’s early history is flavored with legendary names like Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane and Seth Bullock.
www.deadwoodhistorylink.com   (513 words)

  
 Boston.com / A&E / TV / Down and dirty 'Deadwood' strikes gold
In "Deadwood," which premieres Sunday night at 10, you will find the Western's conventional quest for gold nuggets, the faithful Doc, and the gambling saloon drunks knocking over chairs.
Deadwood was a real mining camp that sprang up in Indian territory when news of gold brought scrappy dreamers and fugitives willing to try their luck in places unregulated by US law.
Deadwood newcomer Seth Bullock (Timothy Olyphant, looking like a lean Vincent D'Onofrio) is a former sheriff who buddies up with Bill while trying to open an honest hardware store.
www.boston.com /ae/tv/articles/2004/03/19/down_and_dirty_deadwood_strikes_gold   (782 words)

  
 JS Online: Deadwood sees cable TV series as a tourist gold mine
Deadwood, S.D. The wild and woolly days of Deadwood's golden past not only come to life in the HBO series named for the place, but have kindled intense interest in this historic town that once was home to Wild Bill Hickok and other colorful characters.
Deadwood's unique history, which includes such flamboyant characters as Hickok and Calamity Jane, has long lured people who are interested in learning about the town's past, Milos said.
Old Deadwood from the gold rush era burned down in 1879, and most buildings in town date to the early 1900s.
www.jsonline.com /dd/destnat/jun04/237706.asp   (1052 words)

  
 City of Deadwood --
What you'll see in Deadwood today is a careful, accurate restoration of a historically significant city.
Deadwood's extensive Victorian architecture is unique to the West.
In 1986, Deadwood citizens formed the "Deadwood U Bet" organization and advocated legalized limited stakes gaming to increase tourism and generate historic preservation funds.
deadwood.govoffice.com /index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&...   (218 words)

  
 Deadwood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I know it's Deadwood, but really, he is suppose to sell the pick axes, not look like he is carrying them around in his pants.
Deadwood is in its prime and I'm looking forward to many more seasons of it.
Deadwood didn't jump at all, and it has the momentum building for a great second season.
www.jumptheshark.com /d/deadwood.htm   (6818 words)

  
 'Deadwood' and right-wing blowhards
There is a funny, profane and telling moment in HBO's new season of "Deadwood" that probably wasn't meant by creator David Milch to be a slap back at politicians in the ever- increasing culture wars, but it's a damn good one nonetheless.
As the second season of his swear-a-blue-streak Western returns on Sunday, the unclaimed territory of Deadwood -- where lawless men drink themselves into oblivion, blow their panned gold on hookers and then shoot each other over nothing -- finds itself shifting back into a claimed property of the United States.
"Deadwood" is the kind of series that will send Stevens and Barton and like-mindedly righteous protectors of the Republic into apoplectic fits.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2005/03/04/DDGTGBJB2B1.DTL&type=printable   (980 words)

  
 Deadwood, South Dakota - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
If you go to visit Deadwood, South Dakota, you can see that the history of the town is not long forgotten.
Deadwood was first founded during the goldrush of 1875, somewhere around August of that time of year.
There is a certain casino in Deadwood now that claims to hold the famous chair and dead man’s hand that Wild Bill held that same night.
www.americanparks.net /deadwood_history.htm   (1065 words)

  
 History
This was referring to the immediate vicinity of Deadwood City though, and did not count at least twelve other "towns" now included in Deadwood City limits such as Elizabethtown, Chinatown, Cleveland, Ingleside, or for that matter, anything on the other side of the creek to the east.
Deadwood is becoming a wicked place to live, no doubt, but I have lived in many other states, and four other countries...
Now Deadwood, Whitewood, and their tributaries, are peopled by more than seven thousand of as handy, energetic and intelligent men as there are in the country; men who have left home, wife and children, and endured hardships and incurred dangers that those in the States little dream of, in search of a better country—more money.
www.deadwood.biz /History.htm   (11514 words)

  
 Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon - powered by AllSportCentral.com
There is a gradual increase in elevation, (a continual 3% grade) in the first 12 miles of the course, and a nice gentle downhill run for the next 11 miles, with a more serious drop in elevation from 18.3 to about 19.
The last 3 miles into Deadwood, and on to the finish line are mostly flat.
A gain of 100 ft. btwn mile 5 and 6, and all the rest is either downhill, or flat.
deadwood.allsportcentral.com /eventinfo.cfm?EventID=6672   (316 words)

  
 New York Daily News - Entertainment - David Bianculli: 'Deadwood' swears it well   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Deadwood was established, illegally, on a Sioux reservation in the Black Hills of South Dakota, as hundreds flocked there in search of the newly discovered gold reported by experts accompanying Gen. George Armstrong Custer.
Milch defends the excessively crude language of "Deadwood" by saying it was historically documented, and altogether fitting for a town with constant danger and no laws.
The violence in "Deadwood," as in "The Sopranos," is sudden and disturbing.
www.nydailynews.com /entertainment/story/174580p-152057c.html   (557 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Deadwood - The Complete First Season (2004): DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The remarkable first season of Deadwood represents one of those periodic, wholesale reinventions of the Western that is as different from, say, Lonesome Dove as that miniseries is from Howard Hawks's Rio Bravo or the latter is from Anthony Mann's The Naked Spur.
Deadwood is in the South Dakota Territory, where statehood threatens to bring law and order, which the locals consider more of a threat than Indian attack.
Milch research the historic Deadwood and has justified the language on that basis, but the profanity is part of the texture, as much as the art design, the sets, and the costumes.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0006FO5LO?v=glance   (2528 words)

  
 UGO Screenwriter's Voice - Screenwriting - Deadwood - Script Review by Darwin Mayflower
Deadwood, the actual place, is about as colorful as it gets.
He's inclined to protect, to aid, to do right by his fellow man. Deadwood is something of an analysis of the inception of law, and of how an insulated universe can numbly follow the rule of its sanctioned-or-not leader.
Deadwood's history is pretty common knowledge, but everyone might not smile when they read the little details -- such as hearing Wild Bill tell Utter this is his last town -- that sparkle throughout the script.
screenwriting.ugo.com /screenwriting/deadwood_review.php   (1711 words)

  
 City of Deadwood -- Preacher Smith
Upon reaching Deadwood in late May of 1876, Preacher Smith secured work as a manual laborer cutting firewood, helping in the construction of cabins and working as a fireman in one of the nearby sawmills based on one written account.
After completing his street services in Deadwood, local legend has it that Smith tacked a note to the door of his cabin stating that he would return to Deadwood after preaching in Crook City.
On August 26, 1984, the City of Deadwood became westernmost Heritage Landmark of the United Methodist Church cluster based on the series of events that occurred in Deadwood, including Henry Weston Smith’s martyrdom.
deadwood.govoffice.com /index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={1EA35C15-E39F-4DFF-9EC5-D4044A632E3C}   (1638 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Deadwood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Since Deadwood is a real place, and since both the book and the television series are based on the real place, many of the characters are common to both.
In the first place I borrowed Dexter's Deadwood about ten years ago from the Finnish Library and red it just after recently published novel The Paperboy by Dexter, and I think they are about the same quality, Deadwood, Paris Trout and the Paperboy.
While Wild Bill dies, the people and situations in Deadwood revolve around him as a man and the "legend." And it is the very essence of Wild Bill's personality that runs through the book even though a great deal of the story centers around Charley Utter.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/039453669X?v=glance   (1405 words)

  
 Deadwood - New York Magazine TV Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ian McShane is the dirty soul of Deadwood, a Western that rewrites myths to revive a genre.
Deadwood, located in the fl hills of the Dakota Territory somewhere between Casablanca and No Exit, is the anus of the Old West.
Which makes him the only man in Deadwood who believes in anything other than money or booze, except perhaps for his ex-partner Sol Star (John Hawkes), who is rumored to be Jewish, and maybe the Chinese, who aren’t talking, and possibly the pigs, whose devouring of corpses could very well be ritualistic.
www.newyorkmetro.com /nymetro/arts/tv/reviews/11236   (641 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Cussing on 'Deadwood' sets tongues a-wagging   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Deadwood is "pushing the boundaries in many ways.
Deadwood, the channel's first Western —; and the creation of David Milch, whose NYPD Blue is known for breaking network taboos — is no exception.
Now with Deadwood comes not only the first new hit TV Western in years, but also what the producers claim is one of the most authentic portraits ever of life in an Old West gold mining town.
usatoday.com /life/television/news/2004-05-02-deadwood-cursing_x.htm   (1107 words)

  
 Deadwood Phrases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Deadwood is as useless in technical documents as it is in trees.
The "deadwood phrase" is bold; use the term that is not bold instead.
Another kind of deadwood is needless repetition of the same sense in different words.
www.pnl.gov /ag/usage/deadwood.html   (203 words)

  
 Historic Deadwood in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Historic Deadwood in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Entries are still available at registration; which is located at the Deadwood Pavilion on upper mainstreet on Friday, October 21 between 7:00 a.m.
The concert was filmed on Main Street Deadwood during Wild Bill Hickok Days.
www.deadwood.org   (126 words)

  
 Deadwood Cluster
Visitors can see the Deadwood United Methodist Church; the Preacher Smith Heritage Center; the grave of Preacher Smith in Mt. Moriah cemetery; the Preacher Smith monument near the place where his body was found; and the actual location of his death.
The Deadwood United Methodist Church is open for regular worship on Sundays.
Deadwood is approximately 40 miles northwest of Rapid City.
www.gcah.org /Heritage_Landmarks/Deadwood.htm   (885 words)

  
 Bullock Hotel
The hotel was built in 1895 by the former first sheriff of Deadwood, Capt. Seth Bullock.
The investigation of the Bullock Hotel located at 633 Main Street in Deadwood, South Dakota took place on July 30th and 31st, 2003 from approximately 4:00PM July 30th to 9:00AM on July 31st.
During the investigation two rolls of high-speed color film was shot in and outside all areas of the building.
www.pat-wausau.org /cases/bullock.html   (1140 words)

  
 Deadly Daring Deadwood Dick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Wheeler, being a writer and all, may have been in a poetic mood of a sorts that day when he came up with the idea for a western character who was associated with that booming burg in the Black Hills.
Ole Deadwood Dick became the man’s man of the west as he chased outlaws, was an outlaw, a hunter, Indian fighter, cowboy and gambler, just to name a few of Dick’s in-print occupations.
As it happened, the town of Deadwood was fixing to inaugurate Deadwood’s “Days of 76.” Naturally it was to be a historical celebration and what would make it complete would be if they could present the real live genuine Deadwood Dick.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/great_american_plains/109184   (1468 words)

  
 Deadwood Information and History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The city of Deadwood, seat of Lawrence County, in the Black Hills of Western South Dakota was incorporated 1876.
Deadwood had the first telephone exchange in the state of South Dakota.
Established by Paul Rewman in March of 1878, calls between Deadwood and Lead were 50 cents at the time, 25 cents cheaper than a stage ride between the cities, and much faster.
deadwood.net /info.htm   (237 words)

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