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Jim Bridger: Founder of Bridger Wyoming and Famous Indian Fighter

45 minutes


Jim Bridger was a famous frontiersman in the Rockies whose legacy extended beyond the wilderness he explored. The legends of his life inspired countless western stories, this one included. In this excerpt from Famous Frontiersmen and Heroes of the Border, Charles Johnston presents an adventurous story from Bridger’s youth: one of his early encounters with Blackfoot Indians. Johnston’s classic tale about a real-life explorer will transport any reader to the early days of westward expansion. 


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