DEADWOOD – In celebration of Mother’s Day, Deadwood History, Inc. is offering free tours of the Historic Adams House and the Days of ’76 Museum to all mothers on Sunday, May 9, 2021. For more information call the Historic Adams House at 605-578-3724 or the Days of ’76 Museum at 605-578-1657.

The meticulously restored Queen Anne-style Victorian mansion was home to two prominent Deadwood pioneers: Harris Franklin and W.E. Adams. Discover Deadwood’s transition from a raucous mining camp to a civilized society as told through the lives of the Franklin and the Adams families. Guided tours of the historic home are offered every hour on the hour from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Historic Adams House is located at 22 Van Buren Street. Free parking is available in front of the historic home or one block away in the Sherman Street parking lot.

The Days of ’76 Museum documents the celebration and PRCA award-winning rodeo. The museum also features exceptional exhibits of stagecoaches and carriages, historic firearms, rare Native American artifacts, and illustrates Deadwood’s enduring friendship with Buffalo Bill Cody. The museum is self-guided and open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Days of ’76 Museum is located at 18 Seventy Six Drive. Free parking is available.

The event is co-sponsored by the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission, Deadwood History, and the Adams-Mastrovich Family Foundation.


We inspire the global community by preserving and celebrating the cultural heritage of Deadwood and the Black Hills in the context of the American West through exceptional exhibits, innovative educational programs, and access to extensive collections in unique settings.

Adams Museum, Days of ’76 Museum, Historic Adams House, Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC), and The Brothel Deadwood.

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