"There's gold in the Black Hills"
With these exciting words, widely heard in the year 1875, the rush was on to that outpost of the Rockies in Dakota Territory. Hundreds of men scrambled toward fame and fortune from eastern regions of the United States. Once past the Missouri River, these men were confronted with the task of traversing the western plains of Dakota. The route most freqently used what was later known as the Fort Pierre-Deadwood trail.
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