Tag Archives: Western history

The view from Lemhi Pass

Lemhi Pass ranks as one of my favorite history places. It’s a mountain pass over the continental divide at the Montana/Idaho state line high in the Bitterroot Mountains. Here Meriwether Lewis, scouting ahead of the rest of his expedition on … Continue reading

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Seedy history

On a recent trip out West I once again ran across many places that want to market their past as a historic house of ill repute, brothel, bordello… those places where “sporting ladies” made a living. I must admit I’m … Continue reading

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