"The talk, which is part of the Gallatin Historical Society's Fall Lecture Series, will focus the dramatic stories told by tourists who survived run-ins with the Indians in the Summer of 1877."
"Sometimes tree stumps were too tall to let the wagons pass .... [and] the party had to hitch a team to the back of the wagon and pull it back so they could cut the stump lower."
Mabel said “Dolly” saved her life “by instantly stopping when ... my saddle turned, leaving me hanging head downward, helplessly strapped in until the others could reach me.”
Here's one of the stories I plan to share at my "Stong Women" presentation this afternoon.
"My fairy books could not equal such wonderful tales. Fountains of boiling water, thrown hundreds of feet into the air ... pools of water in whose limpid depths tints of various rainbows were reflected." mounds and terraces of gaily colored sand.”
"Then we came upon a man holding in his arms the greatest curiosity of all, a baby! We went on a bit farther and saw a woman!"
"The horses were gone and we were at the end of our rations with a big storm upon us."