Forbes Traveler includes Deadwood as a ‘prettiest town’

"This historic town still breathes with the rugged spirit and beauty of a frontier town."

That’s the assessment that John Vander Stelt Maurice, an Iowa-based painter, offered of Deadwood recently for Forbes Traveler’s new list of America’s 20-prettiest towns. He was a member of the seven-member expert panel that chose the magazine’s list.

To see Deadwood’s listing and the rest of the list, click here.

For more about Deadwood, its gaming and its history, click here.

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Seth Tupper

Seth Tupper was born and raised in South Dakota and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from South Dakota State University in 2001. After college, he worked at a newspaper in Minnesota and then returned to South Dakota in 2003 to join the staff of The Daily Republic in Mitchell, where he is currently the publisher. Seth has won numerous awards for his writing, including the 2007 Outstanding Young Journalist award in the daily newspapers category of the South Dakota Newspaper Association's Better Newspapers Contest. Seth's day-job and freelance work have granted him opportunities to meet hundreds of South Dakotans and travel across much of the state. He also spends a lot of his free time exploring South Dakota's state and national parks, hiking trails and kayak-friendly rivers.

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