Buffalo returning to the Buffalo Valley
March 5, 2020
"Jewell - We Have A Story To Tell." One story, from the beginning of Jewell's history, tells of a pioneer, Billy Street, walking out on the prairie and climbing to the top of Scarborough Hill. The hill, west of Jewell, is named after another early settler James Scarborough. Street was afforded quite a view. A view of a valley full of buffalo. Thus, the name, Buffalo Valley.
As many may know, the buffalo Street saw were not true buffalo but actually bison. However, to this day, most call the large shaggy animals, buffalo and not their scientifically correct name, bison.
Large and shag...