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 […]

Natural Beauty amongst Incredible Rock Formations in Utah’s Zion National Park

The oldest of Utah’s national parks, Zion was first brought to broader attention by ground-breaking Mormon settlers in the 1860s who commended its glory. One of the pioneering Mormons, Isaac Behunin, gave the canyon its biblical name. Excavated by the Virgin River eons ago, Zion Canyon is a deep cavern in the earth, showcasing incredible […]

Harland Sanders’ Cafe and Museum Celebrates the Entrepreneurial Spirit of Col. Sanders, founder of KFC—Amazing Unknown Destinations

Col. Harland Sanders was a late bloomer. At age 40, he put his savings into a small gas station in Corbin, Kentucky. By age 65, Sanders’ fried chicken had developed a cult following. Then, a new highway came along and diverted most of the customers away. A few of them hung around, mostly to eat […]