Black Hills Gold Rush Towns: Volume II (Images of America) by Jan Cerney,Roberta Sago PDF

By Jan Cerney,Roberta Sago

ISBN-10: 1467113972

ISBN-13: 9781467113977

ISBN-10: 1531651380

ISBN-13: 9781531651381

emerging out of the prairie, the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming had lengthy been rumored to have promising amounts of gold. Sacred to the Lakota, the Black Hills was once a part of the land reserved for them within the citadel Laramie Treaty of 1868. besides the fact that, the tide of prospectors looking their fortune within the Black Hills was once tricky to stem. participants of the 1874 Custer day trip, lead by means of Gen. George Armstrong Custer, chanced on gold. In 1875, scientists Henry Newton and Walter Jenney performed an excursion and proven the rumors. through 1876, the trickle of prospectors and settlers coming to the Black Hills was once a flood. the united states executive learned that holding the interlopers out was once very unlikely, and in 1877 the Black Hills was once formally opened to payment. during this sequel to their Black Hills Gold Rush cities ebook, the authors extend their assurance of Black Hills cities throughout the gold-rush era.

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