Subject of an old folk song, we had to stop and see. He is a legend in the southwest, as are the camels the US imported in 1850's to use for transporting goods. Civil War brought an end to the experiment and camels roamed free for years thereafter.
Oh give me a home, where the buffalo roam--Pt. 4 October 4th 2013 After Carol and Ned left, we opted to stay an extra day, get some laundry done, and relax. We hadn't realized how tiring the cold, bouncing, and shaking could be on the train. The leaves were starting to fall some and so it was cool, crisp and had the great Autumn smell of leaves and damp ground. Got some reading done and worked on the blog.
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North America » United States » Nevada » Henderson Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more