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Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge is a refuge managed by an agency connected to the US Department of Interior, which are the US Fish and Wildlife Service. The name was derived from a language used by Shoshone Indians. The Shoshone Indians are the first inhabitants of the area in the early 14th century. The word is translated in English as such- ?river of the prairie hen?. These Shoshone Indians are then first inhabitants in this areas. They were following the herds of bison and longhorns that pass this place. These beasts are their idea of a sumptuous meal. The next settlers were the fur traders.

They passed through the trails and left behind the wagon tracks. During the Gold Rush, an influx of people used the trails made by the Indians. The Pony Express followed suit but only for a short time. Settlers are led to establish their homes in this area. Some of the remains of these houses still exist. At the end of the Civil War, people started to rebuild their life and raise cattle. A blizzard devastated their cattle and pretty soon, the deserted the area. Come and visit the place to be inspired by the different settlers in the area.
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