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A Buffalo Stampede, Richard Irving Dodge Story

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The Wild West Podcast proudly presents the story of Richard Irving Dodge. Travel with Richard Irving Dodge as he explores the great southwest plains of Kansas. Richard Dodge a naturalist tells his experience of seeing one of the last great buffalo herds twenty-five miles wide and fifty miles deep from the top of Pawnee Rock. In this episode narrated by Brad Smalley will take you deep into a buffalo stampede five thousand strong. The story of Richard Irving Dodge written and produced by Mike King takes place in May of 1872 just two months before Colonel Dodge takes command of Fort Dodge located on the North banks of the Arkansas River five miles West from the place where Dodge City will soon be born. The story transpires during the time Colonel Dodge was stationed at Fort Larned, a disbursement point for Indian annuities and a base for troops guarding workers on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad against an Indian attack in the 1870s. You can purchase the book by clicking on the link Return of the Great Hunters: Tales of the Frontier. Learn more about this episode at Wild West Podcast Facebook Page.