Three Pebbles

 Posted by at 12:11 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 112020
 

The days of our nation’s westward expansion fill the pages of history with stories of newfound wealth, people acquiring land that they could never have if they had not chosen the difficult and sometimes dangerous path West, and many times, tragedies. This is the story of one such tragedy. When a young woman from Elmore, […]

Oct 272019
 

Note: In honor of Halloween, this week I am sharing some eerie stories we discovered during our years as fulltime RVers. This story is from my book Highway History And Back Road Mystery. Just east of Raymond, Washington, on Highway 6, a historical marker stands near the grave of Willie Keil. Over the years untold […]

Jun 192019
 

Just a few miles from busy State Route 99 in the heart of California’s San Joaquin Valley is a reminder of the hopes and dreams that helped build our nation, and of a man whose life story is one of perseverance and proof that where we start out in life has nothing to do with […]

Dalton Gang Hideout

 Posted by at 12:19 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 262017
 

The Dalton brothers were one of the most infamous outlaw gangs of the Old West, and today visitors to the friendly little town of Meade, Kansas can walk in their footprints at the Dalton Gang Hideout. Born on the wild frontier of the high plains, the Daltons grew up among cowboys, outlaws, gunslingers, Indians, and […]

Sequoyah’s Cabin

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 092016
 

Note: This story was previously published in the Gypsy Journal. On a back road in eastern Oklahoma we discovered a small state park preserves the cabin of one of the most influential Native Americans of all time. Little accurate information is available concerning the life of Sequoyah, sometimes known as George Gist or Guess. He […]