The Life and History of Buffalo Bill with the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Chester Library
Virtual - Zoom Program by Chester Library

Event Details

The Buffalo Bill Historical Center periodically presents lectures and films about the vast variety of subjects related to the American West.

Buffalo Bill, byname of William Frederick Cody, (born February 26, 1846, Scott county, Iowa, U.S.—died January 10, 1917, Denver, Colorado), American buffalo hunter, U.S. Army scout, Pony Express rider, Indian fighter, actor, and impresario who dramatized the facts and flavour of the American West through fiction and melodrama. His colourful Wild West show, which came to be known as Buffalo Bill’s Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World, evolved into an international institution and made him one of the world’s first global celebrities. cited from

Event Type(s): Adult Programs
Age Group(s): Adult
Presenter: Jeremy M. Johnston, Ph.D.- Historian, Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Donnella Tilery, Adult Programs
(908) 879-7612 ext. 29

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