Honoring the Pioneers -- Part 1
Although the site itself was relatively flat, you can see the rolling hills beyond it. And in the distance, across a deceptively flat-looking prairie, is Laramie Peak. While the wagon trains skirted the peak, its presence reminded them of the harsh terrain to come.
Is it any wonder they chose to refresh themselves by a shaded spring? And, as we'll discuss next week, they did more than camp and eat here.