Days of '76 Museum
The celebration of the Days of '76 began as a commemoration of the founding days of Deadwood and its first pioneers who came flocking to the town in 1876. First celebrated in 1924, the celebration has grown legendary and includes a parade and rodeo. The museum started informally: just a collection of horse-drawn wagons, stage coaches, memorabilia, and archives. In 1900, the collection of Don Clowers was added to the already existing collection, causing the museum to look for a larger home. In 2004, funds were pledged for a new home to house the abundant collection featuring exceptional displays of carriages, firearms, American Indian artifacts, and illustrates Deadwood’s enduring friendship with Buffalo Bill Cody.
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