I remember sitting in Outback when my brother first made a joke similar to the one depicted in the meme above. Being me, I had to know what the Donner Party was. My dad’s answer: a group of people who got trapped in the mountains and resorted to cannibalism. That pretty much sums it… Continue reading Cannibal! The Mythology
General Custer is famous for his “heroic” actions at the Battle of Little Bighorn. On June 25, 1876, Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer and 12 companies of the 7th Cavalry attacked a massive Lakota village on the Little Bighorn River in Southeastern Montana. Custer lost not only the battle but also his life, and in… Continue reading General Custer: Hero or Zero?
Although the story of Hugh Glass is rooted primarily around him, many other major men became prolific parts of this epic tale. One of these men has become very close to the Gallatin Valley. This mountain man was Jim Bridger, the rough man of western lore who among many accomplishments is revered as one of… Continue reading Jim Bridger And the Grizzly
Murder can be mysterious or sometimes it can be straight to the point. John Bozeman’s death was the former. His death was mysterious because of all of the rumors of how he died. There are three rumors that I found that were the most probable. One rumor was that his partner Tom Cover was jealous… Continue reading The Mysterious Death