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Westward Ho To Oregon Territory

Early in my life, I saw some of the remaining ruts of what used to be the Oregon Trail near Scottsbluff, Nebraska.  I became more curious about one of the major routes that pioneers travelled in their covered wagons.  The … Continue reading

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It’s Geronimo Day

He was one of the most famous prisoners of war and even had an audience with President Teddy Roosevelt.  The Apache chief and medicine man was also one of the most famous hold-outs against US expansionism and manifest destiny. His … Continue reading

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