TITLE

The Trail Less Traveled

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/12/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the retracing of the historic route along the trail from Fort Pierre to Deadwood, South Dakota by South Dakota residents in 2008, a century after a group of horse-drawn wagons made its way across the South Dakota prairie. More than 200 people turned out for the 17-day ride on wagons fitted with rubber tires and car seats. Early settlers used the trail to reach Deadwood, a gold-mining town, until 1908, when railroads started operating in the area.
ACCESSION #
34162253

 

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