Bismarck Stagecoaches

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Introduction to Bismarck Stagecoaches

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Daily Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 11:00-5:30
  • Saturday-Sunday: 12:30-4:00

What are stagecoaches?

A stagecoach is a covered wagon usually carried with about four horses. Stagecoaches were originated in England and were used to carry people, mail, and goods around. It was also a way travelers could rest on long trips.

History of Stagecoaches

John Darlwin invented the stagecoach September 21, 1763 it was the only way of getting around at that time. Stagecoaches were made for fast and safe travel. They costed between $1,500 and $1,800 at that time.

Interesting Facts About Stagecoaches

  • The average speed of a stagecoach is 4 to 7 miles per hour so to travel 300 miles it would take 54.5 hours. If a stagecoach travel continuously each day they would cover 70 to 120 miles.
  • A stagecoach would fit anywhere from 7 to 15 people depending on what size of stagecoach you had
  • It was considered rude to rest your head on anyone when sleeping in a stagecoach so you had to sit up if you wanted to sleep

Advantages & Disadvantages

Advantages
  • Travelers could rest in it if they got tired on a long trip
  • It was the fastest and safest way to get around at that time
  • Stagecoaches could fit a whole family in them easily
Disadvantages

  • Does not travel well in wet areas
  • It would take 2 full days to travel 300 miles
  • It was very bumpy so you could get sick very easily

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