Monday, March 5, 2012

A fiery past in Deadwood!

According to a "Today in History" piece published by the online Northern Hills Journal, it was 118 years ago this week that a big fire destroyed much of downtown Deadwood.  The blaze wreaked havoc along the west side of Main Street from Wall to Lee streets.

Jerry Bryant, past-president of LCHS recently shared information about another more recent fire in Deadwood.  Learn a bit about the 1959 fire!