Everything went smoothly, we all behaved as well as if we had been chaperoned—perhaps better.
Adventures of intrepid women who visited Yellowstone park more than a hundred years ago.
On Election Day, Miss Hamilton won the election with 1485 men’s votes. The Republican candidate got 1051 and the Democrat, 487.5 That as General Wingate said “shows what comes of abusing a woman in Montana.” Montana didn’t grant the vote to women for another twenty-five years.
"There's a wild beast outside!" I cried," and it's trying to get in—what shall we do!"
"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."
"But then, you would not expect such a large family to pass among a whole valley full of yawning gulfs and smiling springs and shooting geysers, absorbed until they forgot time and place and circumstance and not have something happen, would you?"
"We had undertaken too long an expedition, namely, the ascent of Mt. Washburn, and then to Towers' Falls in one day, during which, to add to the complications, Edith had been thrown and quite badly bruised. "
The final installment of HWS's chronicle of her Yellowstone adventure begins at the edge of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Then a photographer takes her picture on Foxey and she visits Yellowstone Lake and the Upper Geyser Basin. Then she starts home. Begin with Part 1 ∞§∞ The lads of our party found great… Continue reading A Tale: Part 6: A Lady’s Visit To The Geysers Of The Yellowstone Park — HWS 1880.
HWS abandons her wagon and mounts “a sober old creature named Foxey” to cross the roadless wilderness to the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
"We traveled over a road made of obsidian, which is a sort of volcanic glass, of a reddish black color, and glistened beautifully in the sun."