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City of Gold- The Story of South Pass City

Video duration: 26:07Video has closed captioning.

From the initial discovery of gold in the mid 1800s to the creation of a state historic site, South Pass City has witnessed much of Wyoming's history. In addition to being the site of Wyoming's first big gold strike, South Pass City was instrumental in Wyoming becoming a territory and ultimately a state. But South Pass City is perhaps best known as Wyoming's first boom and bust town.

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