We started our day in the Jewel Caves here in SD, a short tour just to get a sense of the wonder of this marvel of nature. There are over 150 miles of cave down there.
Looking down – it’s a good thing there are lights:
Looking up (we were 250 feet below ground level:
We were very happy for stairs and platforms:
Coming back into the sunlight, we headed for Deadwood, enjoying yet another type of terrain:
Deadwood is the town where Wild Bill Hickock and Calamity Jane are buried. We visited their gravesites:
After lunch in a park, we explored the Deadwood City of today:
Lots of saloons and gambling halls – apparently just as busy and popular now as it was then.
On our way ‘home’ we found a quilt shop:
More about that in another post.
Happy wonderment! Blessings, Peg
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