Historic Sites and Markers is an indispensable guide for travelers who wish to retrace the various frontier routes taken by the Mormons and other pioneers in their treks westward. Traversing fifteen states from New York to California, Stanley Kimball presents some of America's most famous trails--the Mormon, the Oregon-California, the Santa Fe, the Overland, and many others--and describes important points of interest, including forts, trail centers, and museums. "An important contribution to the history of the West and perhaps the most comprehensive mile-by-mile guide to trail markers and historical sites ever prepared." -- Brigham D. Madsen, author of The Shoshoni Frontier and the Bear River Massacre
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Brigham D. Madsen, author of the Bear River Massacre, says that this book is an important contribution to the history of the west.
The marker in this book for Ash Hollow indicates a victory over the Sioux, when in fact it was a massacre, as all historical documents reveal. Only road signs portray it as such. To perpetuate such inaccuracies is not contributing to history, and Madsen should understand this.
It is unfortunate that readers may take to be factual the contents of this book without researching history further for the truth.