Article by Anne Cassens, with help from Helen Miller, the Edgemont Centennial Book, and Down Home Country Folks.
In 1883, (James) Andrew Ball came to Dakota Territory and purchased 160 acres in Fall River County east of Edgemont for $1.25 per acre. He then returned to southern Nebraska and “spent two years getting ready for the move to Dakota”. In June 1885, the family joined a caravan of wagons headed for the Black Hills. In the caravan were the families of George Ball, John...
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