Historic Adams House – Deadwood, South Dakota

Historic Adams House.jpgThe Historic Adams House was built in 1892 by Deadwood pioneers Harris and Anna Franklin. The elegant Queen Anne-style house was described "the grandest house west of the Mississippi."

Owned by the Franklin family the property was sold to the Adams family. The house was closed up in 1936 with the furnishings left in tact. In 1987 the house was purchased and renovated into a bed and breakfast. In 1992 the house was purchased by the City of Deadwood’s Historic Preservation Commission. The house opened to the public as a museum on July 1, 2000.

The Historic Adams House is wheelchair accessible on the first floor.

Admission: tour is $5 for adults, $2 for children 12and under, and free to members.

Hours are: Summer (May 1 – September 30) – Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Winter hours (October 1 – April 30) – Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.-closed Mondays, Tuesdays and winter holidays.