The Chapel of the Transfiguration in the Grand Teton National Park

This rustic Episcopal Chapel of the Transfiguration was built in the summer of 1925. First services were held here on July 26 of that year, and on August 16, it was consecrated by The Rt. Reverend N. S. Thomas D.D., then Bishop of Wyoming. The first suggestion for a chapel in this location was made […]

Ben Franklin’s Fable of The Lion And The Dog

In January 1770, in the London newspaper The Public Advertiser, Benjamin Franklin published a fable about a young lion cub and a large English dog traveling together on a ship. A lion’s whelp was put on board a Guinea ship bound to America as a present to a friend in that country: it was tame […]