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Dodge Street in the Century - an overhanging roof was a courteous service by a business to keep the customers dry during rain

Aftermath of 1883 flood in Deadwood. Photo courtesy of Adams Museum, Deadwood, SD

SD Water Science Center: Photos of flood aftermath in the Black Hills area during

Dodge City, Kansas 1878

Front Street in Dodge City, Kansas, photographed in One of the most famous-- and most violent-- towns in frontier history, Dodge City was called.

Long Branch Saloon, Dodge City, about the time Luke Short bought it.

Outlaws and gunslingers once roamed the streets of Dodge City, KS. A visit today reveals a rich western heritage rooted in a stubborn resistance to progress.

The Prairie Schooner was the first choice for long-distance family travel across the American prairies in the 1800s. The discovery of gold in California in 1848 and the 1862 Homestead Act sent many daring souls in the eastern United States on a 2000 mile adventure into the west, and he primary choice of transportation for pioneer families and fortune hunters was a practical one: a cloth-covered wagon.

The Prairie Schooner was heavily used by emigrants traveling to the western frontier. The schooners were much lighter than heavier covered wagons, which required a six-horse team. The prairie schooner could be drawn by as few as two horses or oxen.

The OK Corral, Tombstone, Arizona

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IHG's family of hotels in New York offer something for everyone, from the family looking for vacation destinations to the couple taking time out for a romantic escape to the seasoned world traveler who has come to expect a higher level of service and luxury.

IHG's family of hotels in New York offer something for everyone, from the family looking for vacation destinations to the couple taking time out for a romantic escape to the seasoned world traveler who has come to expect a higher level of service and luxury.

Historic Dodge City

When Dodge City, Kansas was young: (The Long Branch can be seen at the far right.

Old West gunfighter Bat Masterson.  was a colorful figure - an army scout, gambler, buffalo hunter, frontier lawman in Dodge City, and eventually a US Marshall. He was friends with Wyatt Earp, and had visited Wyatt in Tombstone, Arizona shortly before the showdown at the OK Coral. Later in life, after the West had been tamed, he settled in New York City, and worked as a sportes editor for the New York Morning Telegraph.

Old West gunfighter Bat Masterson. was a colorful figure - an army scout, gambler, buffalo hunter, frontier lawman in Dodge City, and eventually a US Marshall. He was friends with Wyatt Earp, and had visited Wyatt in Tombstone, Arizona shortly before the showdown at the OK Coral. Later in life, after the West had been tamed, he settled in New York City, and worked as a sportes editor for the New York Morning Telegraph.

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