Two Worlds
Richard Clarke (1845 – 1930), along with Frank Bering stand atop the Sherman Hotel located at 106 West Randolph Street in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, c 1922. Richard Clark was born in Yorkshire, England, was a United States frontiersman and Pony Express rider who was the original inspiration for Deadwood Dick.
On his Pony Express trips, he often had to defend himself from Sioux Indians and was present the day that President Calvin Coolidge was made an honorary tribe member.
He died in the town in which he spent much of his life: Deadwood, South Dakota.

Two Worlds

Richard Clarke (1845 – 1930), along with Frank Bering stand atop the Sherman Hotel located at 106 West Randolph Street in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, c 1922. Richard Clark was born in Yorkshire, England, was a United States frontiersman and Pony Express rider who was the original inspiration for Deadwood Dick.

On his Pony Express trips, he often had to defend himself from Sioux Indians and was present the day that President Calvin Coolidge was made an honorary tribe member.

He died in the town in which he spent much of his life: Deadwood, South Dakota.