In the late Summer of 2014 we ventured north to explore Michigan’s Great Lakes region and discovered more than just pretty views… Upper Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula was the site of one of the most abundant deposits of pure, elemental copper in the world. The copper range here forms a narrow spine around which tens of Read More ...
By definition, Virginia City, Montana is a ghost town, yet it is very much alive. Frozen in time, this historic city provides one of the best-preserved examples of the many mining camps of the American West. Perched high in the Rocky Mountains in a bowl along Alder Gulch, Virginia City got its start when gold Read More ...
Located in southwest Utah, Zion National Park encompasses some 229 square miles of high plateaus, a maze of narrow, deep sandstone canyons and soaring rock towers and mesas created by the wild and sometimes raging Virgin River throughout the eons. Utah’s oldest national park, it is also the most visited in the state with some three million people Read More ...
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Bent’s Fort, a non-military fort situated on the north bank of the Arkansas River in southeastern Colorado, was one of the most significant outposts on the Santa Fe Trail and as the principal outpost of American civilization on the southwestern Plains, it was instrumental in shaping the destiny of the area. Read about Bent’s Fort National Historic Site
Writing the Declaration of Independence, by Jean Ferris.
The Founding Fathers penned the first couple of drafts of the Declaration of Independence on hemp paper since at the time at least 75 percent of all the world’s paper was made from cannabis hemp fiber. ReadUnited States Trivia, Fun Facts & Firsts
As Legends of America travels across the country, we love to visit ghost towns, gathering history and taking photographs. From Bodie, California to Bloom, Kansas; Ruby, Arizona to Arena, North Dakota, we hope you enjoy a virtual tour through the ghost towns of the American West.
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If you love Route 66, enjoy coloring, and like to share with others, this book is for you! The Route 66 Postcard Coloring Book contains 20 postcards of various places along America’s Mother Road, each ready for your own artistic touch. Made in Missouri, U.S.A. For more information, visit Legends’ General Store.
Kathy and Dave on their wedding night at the Laguna Vista Saloon in Eagle Nest, NM. June 19, 2006.
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