Tagged with Owen Wister

Medicine Bow Wyoming to celebrate centennial

Medicine Bow, along a beautiful stretch of the Lincoln Highway in eastern Wyoming, will celebrate its centennial this summer with a weekend celebration. The town is best known for its Virginian Hotel, named for the Owen Wister¬† novel The Virginian. Wister wrote the western while in town and the hotel/saloon was built shortly after. This … Continue reading

New Lincoln Highway Forum a color bonanza

In the just-puublished Spring 2008 Lincoln Highway Forum, long-time editor Gregory Franzwa pays me the compliment that the blog you’re reading might make the magazine’s news column obsolete. Thanks for the kind words GF but there’s lots more news to read in the print version, let alone throughout the rest of the 46 packed pages. … Continue reading