Buffalo Bill: The Old West's Greatest Showman

By Karen Harris
(yellowstonepark.com)

The greatest showman of the wild, wild west, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, was born 174 years ago today in Scott County, Iowa. You might think you know everything about the buffalo-hunting, Pony Express–riding, sharpshooting, women's rights–advocating Civil War veteran who became the P.T. Barnum of the Old West, but even in death, Buffalo Bill has a few more cards up his sleeve.