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ALERT: This marker has been permanently removed from the Ohio Historical Marker program. A locally produced copy with a non-OHM logo is now located near the site of the original marker.

Title, side A
Dead Man's Hand
Text, side A
Charles Henry Rich, buried in this cemetery, was a close friend of James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok. On August 2, 1876. Hickok was killed while playing poker at the No. 10 Saloon, Deadwood, Dakota Territory. Charlie Rich had just dealt Hickok two black Aces and two Black eights, the "Dead Man's Hand" to all future poker players. Rich, a native Ohioan, was a quiet man who occasionally told stories of the Old West.
Text, side B
This historic marker is dedicated to the memory of: Alta Mowery Rich, Mabel Rich Bourgeois, Joseph Bourgeois Sr., LaVerne Bourgeois West, Melvin Bourgeois, Jean Rich Schroer
Evergreen Cemetery, OH 126
Loveland, OH 45140
Latitude: 39.2114608, Longitude: -84.3097883.
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