The bonds of love and blood
We all have roots, whether adopted or inherited, and they intertwine.
The tale of the Gilkey family reflects the evolution of law and order in the western United States and the ways in which women negotiated power structures that favored unscrupulous men. It is a very disturbing tale. Indeed, I am tempted not to tell it. Perhaps that hesitation is sufficient argument that it should be told. Let’s begin with an artifact associated with death… and life.
The historic Kaweah Post Office tells the story of adaptability after loss of a utopian dream.Read more
The lovingly tended Bequette House was built in 1926 on storied land.Read more
Built in 1880, the Barton/Pierce home is the oldest house still standing in Three Rivers.Read more
The Alles cabin is one of many historic remnants in the magical Mineral King area.Read more