Camping Out in the Yellowstone

Camping Out in the Yellowstone

By: Mary Bradshaw Richards (author), William W Slaughter (editor)Paperback

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Description

Camping Out in the Yellowstone, 1882 describes the park at a time when Yellowstone was truly an "out-back and beyond" experience. Writing just five years after the army chased the Nez Perce Indians through the area, and only ten years after the parks's establishment, Mary Richards provides a vivid picture of the undeveloped and untouristed Yellowstone Park: Fire Hole Basin, Mammoth Hot Springs, Lower Falls, and the Excelsior Geyser, now defunct but mightier at the time than Old Faithful. Augmented by twenty-eight contemporary photographs, Camping Out in the Yellowstone offers a fascinating perspective for present-day park lovers.

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About Author

Mary Bradshaw Richards was born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1825. In 1882 she and her husband traveled to Yellowstone from their home in New York City. William W. Slaughter is a photo archivist for the Historical Department Archives of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/04/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780874804492
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 108
  • ID: 9780874804492
  • weight: 204
  • ISBN10: 0874804493

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