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Participants register Sunday for the Fort Seward Wagon Train, which will depart Jamestown today and make a loop through part of Stutsman County. before ending in Jamestown on Saturday. Campers will wear clothing typical of the pioneer era and participate in historical activities on the way .Kari Lucin / The Sun

A week of pioneer life: Wagon train heads out today

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If a wagon train crosses your path this week in Stutsman County, there’s no need to worry about hauntings — it’s simply the 140 intrepid campers of the Fort Seward Wagon Train.


The annual event allows people to experience a taste of pioneer life, by wearing period garb and making a weeklong journey as part of a wagon train.

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Kari Lucin
Kari Lucin joined the Grand Forks Herald as a multimedia producer in August 2014. Previously, she worked for a few years at the Jamestown Sun in Jamestown, N.D., as a staff writer, and prior to that, for about six years as staff writer and later online content coordinator, at the Daily Globe in Worthington, Minn. A graduate of Jackson County Central High School and Augsburg College, she has a bachelor's degree in philosophy and English. Find more of her writing at her blog, Oh Look, a Shiny Thing! or on Twitter at @karilucin.
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