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Shane Dunning 

Buffalo Bill's Sad Legacy on Hanging Woman Creek


October 3, 2019

The 3x Bar Ranch Headquarters on Hanging Woman Creek is pictured above, in a photo by LA Huffman. (Photo courtesy LA Huffman Collection, Montana Historical Society, Helena, MT.)

Ed: This is the first of an occasional column on local history, researched and written by Shane Dunning. Shane may be reached by emailing [email protected]

For many people, the name Buffalo Bill sparks thoughts of the quintessential American West. Those of us who live in these western states know "The Honorable William F. Cody" as a flamboyant and controversial showman, an Army scout and a hunter. In this area specifically, Cody's more famous exploits are an essential aspect of our local history. What is less known are the multiple tragedies that plagued his family life and how m...

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