Did you know there is a tie between tuberculosis & Vampires lore? More than 200 years after the hysteria of the Salem Witch Trials, another hysteria struck New England. It was the fear of vampires. During the 19th century, the spread of tuberculosis claimed the lives of entire families in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, and other parts of the New England states. The folklorist and author of Food for the Dead, Dr. Michael Bell will enlighten us on how New Englander’s tried to rid their houses and communities of this disease by claiming the dead were Vampires. They would desecrate the graves to rid the evil from the towns. Continue reading Tuberculosis & Vampire Lore
Did you know there is a Civil War Battlefield just outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico? Come along as we visit a historical American Civil War battlefield in New Mexico. Glorieta Pass is a Civil War battlefield called the Gettysburg of the West. It lays within the Pecos National Historical Park. And is a great day trip from Santa Fe or Albuquerque. Continue reading Historical Civil War Battlefields [Glorieta Pass New Mexico]
On June 25 and 26, 1876, 263 United States soldiers, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer and his armed forces, died fighting several thousand Lakota and Cheyenne warriors. This somber park honors the United States Army’s 7th Cavalry and the Lakota and Cheyenne Native Americans in one of the Indian’s last efforts to preserve their way of life. Continue reading Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument in Montana – a Place of Reflection
Sacagawea Guided Us to the Truth. This is the story of the Shoshone woman Sacagawea. And the woman who was her impostor. Note in Wyoming, it is spelled Sacajawea. Sacagawea is the woman who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition across the northern United Stated in 1805 and 1806. You know from the Night at the Museum. Continue reading Sacagawea Is Buried in Wyoming? Or is she?
During a visit to the Sand Wash Basin Wild Horse Reserve, we found a mysterious boneyard. This Wild West Mustang reserve is just outside of Craig Colorado in Northwest Colorado. If you have never been to this area it is just west of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Popular for ATVs and 4×4. After year of research with the BLM (Bureau of Land Management) and The Wild Horse Warriors for Sand Wash Basin, we finally discovered what we found in the Northwest desert of Colorado. Continue reading We Found A Mysterious Boneyard in a Colorado Desert
In Yellowstone National Park’s Nez Perce Picnic Area on Fountain Flat Drive near Fountain Paint Pots and Lower Geyser Basin, you can find the lone grave of the pioneer woman Mattie Culver. We are going to tell you her story and why she is buried there by herself amongst the roaming bison and elk in Yellowstone National Park. Continue reading Yellowstone has Gesyers, Bison, Elk, Wolves, and Mattie Culver’s Lone Gravesite
Join us for our latest video on the Wild West legend Doc Holliday. We will talk about how Doc ended up in Colorado. And why he came to Glenwood Springs, where he soon died. We will also hike up to his grave where he watches over Glenwood Springs forever more. Continue reading Finding Doc Holliday Gravesite in Glenwood Springs, Colorado