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Deadwood’s 1st Newspaper

IMPOSSIBLY RARE 1877 DEADWOOD NEWSPAPER

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The actual newspaper of 1800s Deadwood was the Black Hills Pioneer, established in 1876. Its founder was A. W. Merrick, who is played by Jeffrey Jones in the show. To this day, the Black Hills Pioneer is still publishing, although not in Deadwood anymore. (above picture retrieved from http://mitchellarchives.com/impossibly-rare-1877-deadwood-city-newspaper.htm)

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