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June 22, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Joyce Jefferson will perform at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on June 22nd
Rockpile Museum
900 W Second St
Gillette, WY 82716
Joyce Jefferson as Sarah Campbell
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Sarah “Aunt Sally” Campbell to visit Rockpile Museum

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Sarah “Aunt Sally” Campbell to visit Rockpile Museum In 1874, the Quartermaster’s cook for General Custer’s Expedition became the “first white woman to see the Black Hills.” Her name was Sarah Campbell, but everyone knows her as “Aunt Sally” a former slave who won her freedom in the courtroom in 1837, she became a self-made success in the annuals of the American West. A contemporary with the likes of not only General Custer, but men like Seth Bullock and Al Swearengen, “Aunt Sally” was one of the many colorful characters that made Deadwood, SD famous. Come hear her story as Living Historian and South Dakota Humanities Council Speakers Bureau Scholar, Joyce Jefferson brings this story to life with programs on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11am and 2pm at the Campbell County Rockpile Museum. Joyce Jefferson is appearing as part of new museum program called "Black & Yellow Theatre, voices of the Powder River Basin from the Black Hills to Yellowstone."