Brave Companions Setting & Symbolism

David McCullough
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Medora, ND

The Dakota Bad Lands town founded by the Marquis de Mores as a means of bypassing the Chicago stockyards in processing beef for the eastern markets. Theodore Roosevelt settles there in 1883, and builds a ranch, Elkhorn, 30 miles downstream from the, as a place he can be alone to write. Construction begins on while he is absent in the East. No trace of it today remains, whereas Mores' "chwteau" is preserved as a national landmark.

Harper's Weekly

The premier literary magazine of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Harper's Weekly publishes the lion's share of Frederick Remington's illustrations and writings.

Panama Railroad

The subject of Chapter 6's sketch, the Panama Railroad is a rail line laid in 1850-55 across the Isthmus of Panama through 47.5 miles of dense jungle, swamplands, and steep mountains, to link Colun and Panama City. U.S. investors put up $1 for the project...

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