Frontier TownsSeveral frontier towns of the old west have become the stuff of legend. Places such as Dodge City, Tombstone, Virginia City or Deadwood are familiar names to anyone versed in the folklore of the old west.
Deadwood, South Dakota
Deadwood is a city in and county seat of Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States. It was named by early settlers after the dead trees found in its gulch. The city had its heyday from 1876 to 1879, after gold deposits had been discovered there, leading to the Black Hills Gold Rush.