The Stories of Yellowstone

The Stories of Yellowstone

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DIV Covering the time period from 1807, when John Colter first discovered the wonders of the Yellowstone Plateau to the 1920s when tourists sped between luxury hotels in their automobiles, these tales of Wonderland come from the letters, journals, and diaries kept by early visitors and later tourists. The earliest stories recount mountain mena€™s awe at geysers hurling boiling water hundreds of feet into the air and their encounters with the native inhabitants of the region. The latest stories reflect the a€œcivilizinga€ of the park and reveal the golden age of tourist travel in the area. /divThe trip was chronicled by Harry Norton, a newspaperman who published the first Yellowstone Park travel guide in Virginia City in 1873. Nortona#39;s Wonderland Illustrated; or, Horseback Rides Through the Yellowstone National Park, describedanbsp;...

Title:The Stories of Yellowstone
Author:Mark M. Miller
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2014-12-02


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