From October 2021

Jewel Cave National Monument

After Tom and I visited Wind Cave National Park, we headed for Jewel Cave National Monument.  Jewel Cave is 17 miles from Wind Cave and is the same kind of dense cave formation with the same air pressure atmosphere.  The two caves may be connected, but no one has found the connection so far. Jewel …

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Fort Union Trading Post Rangers

Tom and I love meeting new rangers at every park we work.  We work with full-time and seasonal rangers and like it best when we can find some time to hang out after work.  At Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Park we enjoyed some after-work dinners and some fun-filled game nights. Ranger Lisa was …

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Wonderful Visitors and Owie

During the summer, Tom and I enjoyed all the wonderful visitors to Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site.  We averaged about 100 people a day from June through August, and then about 50 a day during September.  Our highest numbers were during the special events of Rendezvous and Living History Weekend. 100 visitors a …

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