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Lost Yellowstone: The Wylie Way

In the early days of the Park, the “Wylie Way” was a popular way to visit, especially for tourists who could not afford the larger hotels. Today, we might think of these tourist camps as “glamping.” All, or at least most, of the comforts of a hotel, while still experiencing the outdoors. William Wallace Wylie was a schoolteacher in Bozeman, …

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Old Yellowstone: Apollinaris Spring

Somewhat off the beaten (or shall we say paved) track in Yellowstone National Park, Apollinaris Spring has an illustrious history with the park.

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Old Yellowstone: History of Steamship Zillah

The E.C. Waters may be the most famous boat in Yellowstone, but it had an important predecessor: the steamship Zillah.

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Lake Hotel Finalist In Historic Hotels of America’s 2016 Awards of Excellence

Lake Hotel has been announced as a finalist in Historic Hotels of America’s 2016 Awards of Excellence.

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Old Yellowstone: President Ford Speaks At Old Faithful

Forty years ago today, President Gerald Ford delivered a speech in front of Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Celebrates Christmas In August Alongside NPS Centennial

Christmas in August

It’s that time of year again as Yellowstone celebrates Christmas in August.

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Old Yellowstone: Before National Park Service, U.S. Army Managed Yellowstone

Before there was the National Park Service, there was the U.S. Army.

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Old Yellowstone: History of Automobile Travel in Yellowstone

1916 was the first full season a new mode of transportation was allowed in the Park—the automobile.

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Book Review: Through Early Yellowstone by Janet Chapple

Traveling through early Yellowstone was a far different affair than it is today.

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Old Yellowstone: History of Electric Peak

It’s a marvelous sight, seeing Electric Peak crest on the horizon.

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