By Lee H. Whittlesey,Elizabeth A. Watry,Paul Schullery
Travelers within the park's first years confronted lengthy, dusty, and tediously sluggish stagecoach journeys and will pick out basically among fairly primitive resorts and tent camps for his or her in a single day lodgings. wolfed by way of nineteenth-century readers, a number of the narratives from this period are lengthy forgotten this present day and are just progressively being recovered from ancient documents. Park historians Lee Whittlesey and Elizabeth Watry have combed millions of firsthand debts, deciding on nineteen stories that provide specified and fascinating views of holiday makers in the course of Yellowstone's stagecoach period. From an 1873 newspaper serial that represents one of many earliest park's recorded journeys to the 1914 'Little trip' that well known author Elbert Hubbard took together with his spouse Alice, the chronicles integrated the following show the long-lasting captivation that Yellowstone held within the renowned mind's eye, because it does today.
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Ho! For Wonderland: Travelers' Accounts of Yellowstone, 1872-1914 by Lee H. Whittlesey,Elizabeth A. Watry,Paul Schullery