Jun 30, 2020 6:14
“Beyond St. Joe, stretching to the Pacific Ocean, lay some 1800 miles of prairies, deserts, and mountains, where what passed for American civilization was largely an unconfirmed rumor.”
In 1861, the young Mark Twain set out on a great American adventure, a stagecoach ride from St. Joe, Missouri to Carson City in Nevada Territory. Today, he would ride in an SUV guided by a factory-installed GPS system. The adventure would be even greater!
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