admin | January 25, 2010
Carl Haywood of Thompson Falls (“Sometimes Only Horses to Eat”) sent this note in last Thursday: Wanted to share an exciting bit of information with friends and relatives I think might be interested. An hour ago I received an e-mail inviting me to present a paper on Explorer David Thompson (the subject of my book) [...]
admin | November 4, 2009
Nov. 4, 1809 — David Thompson’s expedition of traders left early from an overnight camp on the Clark Fork River at Herring (Heron) Rapids, near the Idaho-Montana border. According to “Sometimes Only Horses Eat,” Carl Haywood’s 2008 book about Thompson in western Montana, the traders reached the camp of an old friend, Jaco Finlay, at [...]
admin | March 5, 2009
Who was the man who guided David Thompson to the Missoula Valley in 1812?