Harvey Girls – the Other Pioneers of the American West

By | August 10th, 2015|Categories: Old West, Pioneer Dress, Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Women's History|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Harvey Girls were an important part of the history of the western expansion remembered today in film and by women’s history enthusiasts excited to uncover the often overlooked role that women played in Frontier America. Their story is a fun mix of American ingenuity, the pioneer spirit, and the use of women’s traditional yet [...]

Silverwood Theme Park

By | April 27th, 2015|Categories: Old West, Uncategorized, Victorian Era|Tags: , , , , |

Where is Silverwood Theme Park?   Silverwood Theme Park is located in northern Idaho, just north of Coeur d'Alene and about 45 minutes from Spokane, Washington. It is open from May through October each year. For one price, it features thrill rides, kids rides, fun-for-all rides, Boulder Beach Water Park, and lots of entertainment. The [...]

Heritage Hill Historical Park

By | April 20th, 2015|Categories: Old West, Uncategorized, Victorian Era|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Where is Heritage Hill Historical Park?   Heritage Hill Historical Park is part of 60,000 acres of parkland, open space and shoreline set aside by Orange County, California for recreational use. Tucked away between a shopping center and riding stable in Lake Forest, this 4.1 acre oasis illustrates the early history of the Saddleback Valley [...]