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Candy Moulton Author- FORTS, FIGHTS, & FRONTIER SITES: WYOMING HISTORIC LOCATIONS

FORTS, FIGHTS & FRONTIER SITES: WYOMING HISTORIC LOCATIONS

by Candy Moulton

“Here, at last, is a book that explores some of the lesser known historical sites in Wyoming. In her hallmark, engaging style, Candy Moulton documents scores of Wyoming way stations, military sites, battlefields, trail sites…even ferries and “hot ranches.” Whether you’re a serious student of Western history or a casual reader, you must have this book on your self.”- James A. Crutchfield.

224 pp, photos, index, bibliography, paperback $17.95

At bookstores or from the publisher High Plains Press,

PO Box 123, Glendo, WY 82213 Ph. 1-800-552-7819

http://www.highplainspress.com

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Dorothy Wright Author With Judy Julian and Martha Bertot- KEMMERER WYOMING, DIGGING FOR WESTERN HISTORY

KEMMERER WYOMING, DIGGING FOR WESTERN HISTORY

by Dorothy Wright With Judy Julian and Martha Bertot

Once again the author has captured a little known place of Wyoming’s past and preserved it through more than 100 photos along with oral histories, newspaper accounts and carefully documented information on this town in the southwest corner of Wyoming. The mines, the miners and the unions led Kemmerer to prosperity and the extablishment of the railroad, health care and other services in what was once a fronter town. In addition heritage, Kemmerer stakes her claim as the home of J.C. Penney’s first Golden Rule store, the harbinger of a retailing empire that would spread throughout the country and remains a major player in the world of American business to this day.

240 pgs ISBN: 978-1-932636-33-8 $24.95 Large Format

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Jan Cleere Author- LEVI’S & LACE: ARIZONA WOMEN WHO MADE HISTORY and AMAZING GIRLS OF ARIZONA: TRUE STORIES OF YOUNG PIONEERS

LEVI’S & LACE: ARIZONA WOMEN WHO MADE HISTORY

by Jan Cleere

From teachers and entrepreneurs, artists and healers, women who plowed the land, and those who were insrumental in establishing laws for the new territory of Arizona, these women were known for their fortitude in the face of adversity, their confrontation of extraordinary and sometimes dangerous situations, their adventuresome spirit, and their dedication to improving the lives of others.

Published by Rio Nuevo Press

ISBN: 978-1-933855-53-0

$14.95

AMAZING GIRLS OF ARIZONA: TRUE STORIES OF YOUNG PIONEERS

by Jan Cleere

From the early 1800’s to present day, Arizona girls have left deep pioneering roots across the territory. Hardships and heartache, accolades and applause, and just plain hard work encompass the lives of these resourceful young innovators. Spellbinding, compelling stories of enterprising young girls who conquered the west in their own style.

An important resource for western history students and aficionados

Published by the The Globe Pequot Press

ISBN- 13:978-0762741359

$12.95

Also by Jan Cleere: MORE THAN PETTICOATS: REMARKABLE NAVADA WOMEN
OUTLAW TALES OF ARIZONA: TRUE STORIES OF ARIZONA’S MOST FAMOUS ROBBERS, RUSTLERS, AND BANDITS

Autographed copies may be purchased at http://www.JanCleere.com

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Guy Gertsch Author- FOLLOWING LEWIS & CLARK A 4,200 Mile Walk

FOLLOWING LEWIS & CLARK A 4,200 Mile Walk

by Guy Gertsch

“Sedentary recall is okay, I gues, especially if all doings are done and remembering is satisfying.” But “sedetary recall” wasn’t satisfying for this author so he decided to experience one of his favorite parts of Western history for himself. Despite the reactions of his friends who insisted he was far too old, at sixty, to begin such a journey, in May of 2004 (200 years to the day and minute) and from Wood River, Illinois at Camp Dubois, Guy Gertsch began following in the footsteps that carried the Corps of Discovery all the way to the Pacific Ocean. And though it would take him two years to complete his journey, Gertsch, like Lewis and Clark before him, kept a journal of his adventures in a very different time.

Gertsch’s sense of humor and wry observations make for an entertaining read. The surprises, expectations and disappointments, the interesting folks he meets along the way- they’re all here, along with photos and a running commentry on the changes wrought by cirvilization over the past two centuries. Put your feet up and relax as this author carries you along with him and effortlessly allows you to see the journey through his eyes.

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