Tag Archives: Mountain Men

Will Braddock, Fort Bridger, and Christmas

Will Braddock spent his first Christmas in the far west in 1867 at Fort Bridger, which at that time was still Dakota Territory. I reveal in Chapter 1 of Bear Claws, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Two, that Will had wintered-over at the fort with … Continue reading

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The Revenant and the Mountain Men

As many of you know, every few weeks I post on the Mad About MG History blog. On February 4, 2016, I wrote a post for that blog entitled “The Revenant and the Mountain Men.” This posting incorporates portions of  “Revenant and The … Continue reading

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The Revenant and The Iron Horse Chronicles

The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, has an interesting and pertinent relationship with The Iron Horse Chronicles. The movie dramatically tells of the hardships endured by the mountain men who hunted, trapped, and explored the western regions of the United States in … Continue reading

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