A Tale: Encountering Irish Wit at a Lunch Station — John L. Stoddard, 1896

The developers of Yellowstone Park located their grand hotels at major sights a day's drive apart by horse and buggy. That necessitated construction of lunch stations about halfway between the hotels to provide mid-day meals.   The manager of the Norris Lunch Station, Larry Mathews, was a colorful character who found a place in many … Continue reading A Tale: Encountering Irish Wit at a Lunch Station — John L. Stoddard, 1896