"Buffalo Bill" Cody Sign, North Platte, NE
N 41° 08.617 W 100° 45.906
14T E 351871 N 4556201
Quick Description: "Buffalo Bill" Cody Sign at local Wild West attraction in North Platte, NE, the place of Bill's Home, Scout's Rest.
Location: Nebraska, United States
Date Posted: 6/3/2008 10:18:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM3Y2M
Tall sign commemorating the life of "Buffalo Bill" Cody, cites:
~ Born Feb. 26, 1846 near Le Claire, Iowa
~ Pony Express Rider in 1860
~ Union army Scout in 1861
~ Scout for 5th Calvary in 1868
~ Chief of Scouts against the Sioux 1890
~ Stage Driver Between Ft. Kearney & North Platte, Nebr. 1865
~ Called Buffalo Bill after killing 4,280 Buffalo in 8 Mos. 1867
~ Won Duel with Sioux Chief Yellow Hand in 1876
~ Organized "Wild West Show" on Ranch near North Platte, NE 1883
~ Toured the World with Partner Bailey, of Barnum & Bailey 1893
~ Enlarged the "Wild West Show" in 1893
~ Died Jan. 10 1917 Buried atop Lookout MTN. near Denver, Colorado
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