6/19/12 – Drove the scenic drive through Deadwood, Lead and Spearfish Canyon
Late afternoon drive to see the sights we will come back to over the next 2 weeks. We visited the Mt. Moriah Cemetary, the burial place of Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane and Seth Bullock along with other notable Wild West figures. We visited the Homestake Mine in Lead, it was the largest and deepest gold mine in North America producing more than 40 million ounces (approximately 1.25 million kilograms) of gold. Spearfish Canyon is a deep but narrow gorge carved by Spearfish Creek. It is located on the northern edge of the Black Hills National Forest. We visited Roughlock Waterfall.