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By Stew Magnuson

Descending 1,885 miles immediately down the guts of the us from Westhope, North Dakota, to Brownsville, Texas, is U.S. eighty three, one of many oldest and longest of the federal highways that hasn’t been changed through an Interstate.
Award-winning writer Stew Magnuson takes readers on a visit down the line and during the background of the Northern nice Plains. The recognized and the forgotten are present in tales he discovers within the Dakotas. Explorers Pierre de l. a. Vérendrye, Lewis & Clark, Jedediah Smith, are all encountered in addition to leader noticed Tail of the Brulé Lakotas, television sensation Lawrence Welk and rodeo star Casey Tibbs. The murderers, settlers, ballplayers and rail barons from yesteryear meet today’s truckers, oil rig employees and ghost cities population as Magnuson launches his personal Voyage of Discovery in a beat-up 1999 Mazda Protégé.
Published at the one hundred and twenty fifth anniversary of the 12 months North Dakota and South Dakota grew to become states, The final American street: A trip via Time Down U.S. course eighty three: The Dakotas, is a love poem to the typical great thing about the prairie and the interesting people—both previous and present—found alongside the road.

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