Women in Wonderland: Lives, Legends, and Legacies of Yellowstone National Park Elizabeth A. Watry

ISBN: 9781606390290

Published: April 1st 2012

Paperback

296 pages


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Women in Wonderland: Lives, Legends, and Legacies of Yellowstone National Park  by  Elizabeth A. Watry

Women in Wonderland: Lives, Legends, and Legacies of Yellowstone National Park by Elizabeth A. Watry
April 1st 2012 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 296 pages | ISBN: 9781606390290 | 6.33 Mb

Twelve women who made their mark on Yellowstone National Park are described in a highly praised new book, “Women in Wonderland: Lives, Legends, and Legacies of Yellowstone National Park” by Elizabeth (Betsy) Watry.The women rangers in the bookMoreTwelve women who made their mark on Yellowstone National Park are described in a highly praised new book, “Women in Wonderland: Lives, Legends, and Legacies of Yellowstone National Park” by Elizabeth (Betsy) Watry.The women rangers in the book include Marguerite “Peg” Arnold, an intrepid adventurer who drove a Harley Davidson motorcycle from Philadelphia to Yellowstone in 1924 and was the first woman to become a permanent ranger in the National Park Service.

Also featured is Dr. Mary Meagher, an expert on Yellowstone’s bison and overall park ecology, who blazed a path for women scientists in the park service. Among the early pioneers in the tourist trade were sisters Anna Trischman Pryor and Belle Trischman with their “Devil’s Kitchenette,” and Ida “Mom” Eagle of the Eagle’s Store in West Yellowstone.



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