Summer trail ride announced from Miles City to Deadwood

From the Black Hills Weekly News Group:

Trail history will be revisited this summer as wagons and riders travel the historic Miles City to Deadwood Trail. This stage line connected the two Old West towns beginning in 1880, and participants will ride the original trail route, departing Miles City, Mont., on Aug. 20 and arriving in Deadwood on Labor Day weekend. Registration is open for the event.

The sanctioned Historic Miles City to Deadwood Trail Ride is open to participants using horses, mules and wagons. It will cover about 200 miles in Montana, Wyoming and South Dakota. According to a news release, the Trail Ride committee’s goal is promote the heritage of the West, and to have the Miles City to Deadwood Trail included on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Seth Tupper was born and raised in South Dakota and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from South Dakota State University in 2001. After college, he worked at a newspaper in Minnesota and then returned to South Dakota in 2003 to join the staff of The Daily Republic in Mitchell, where he is currently the publisher. Seth has won numerous awards for his writing, including the 2007 Outstanding Young Journalist award in the daily newspapers category of the South Dakota Newspaper Association's Better Newspapers Contest. Seth's day-job and freelance work have granted him opportunities to meet hundreds of South Dakotans and travel across much of the state. He also spends a lot of his free time exploring South Dakota's state and national parks, hiking trails and kayak-friendly rivers.

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