Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Wednesday Near Wyoming - November 6, 2019

Chimney Rock
This month, in honor of the fact that Barbour Books has reissued The Oregon Trail Romance Collection, which includes my novella, The Sagebrush Bride, in a bargain print edition, I'm featuring scenes along the Oregon Trail.

As I drive in air-conditioned or heated comfort along reasonably smooth roads with speed limits as high as 80 mph, I marvel at all that the pioneers endured on their journey west. Many of them walked next to their wagons, facing blistering heat, hail storms, possible snake bites - so many hazards. But they persisted, taking comfort from milestones along the way.

One of those milestones was Chimney Rock, which is now a National Historic Site in Nebraska. (That's why this week's post is Wednesday NEAR Wyoming.) For more information about Chimney Rock, you might enjoy this link.

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