Bismarck to Deadwood Stage Trail
The first stages moved over this route on 11 April 1877, carrying 68 passengers. A total of 26 Concord Stages and 200 teams comprised the rolling stock. One way fare was $23.00. This marker is on the exact route of the stage line and runs NNE & SSE from this marker.
This route carried hundreds of passengers and tons of freight until about 1880 when a closer route for immigrants from Pierre, SD by the same company while cutting the daily runs over this route to three per week until the stage route was virtually discontinued in favor of railroads.
Erected 1962 by North Dakota State Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 46° 27.523′ N, 101°
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Flasher Centennial Railroad Park (approx. 0.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Bismarck-Deadwood Stage Marker. (Submitted on August 2, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.