The Black Hills of South Dakota. Witness the birth of an American frontier town - and the ruthless power struggle between it's just and unjust pioneers. - In an age of plunder and greed, the richest gold strike in American history draws a mob of restless misfits to an outlaw settlement where everything - and everyone - has a price. The settlers, ranging from an ex-lawman to a scheming saloon owner to the legendary Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane, share a constant restlessness of spirit, and survive by any means necessary. Welcome to Deadwood... a hell of a place to make your fortune. A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.