Adventures in Western History!

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Western history is best celebrated when details about people, places and events are shared with interested readers. Unsinkable Western History contains stories, research, news, and reviews for your enjoyment.

Joyce B. Lohse, Author –
American Western History

Ride along with Colorado author Joyce B. Lohse, who combines journalism, genealogy, and a passion for western history to write true stories from the past. Topics for her award-winning all-ages books include Baby Doe Tabor, Leadville’s Silver Queen; General William Palmer, Railroad Pioneer; Margaret “Molly” Brown, Unsinkable Adventurer; Emily Griffith, Denver Educator; Justina Ford, Lady Doctor; Spencer Penrose, Mining Magnate and Developer; John and Eliza Routt, Colorado’s First Governor and First Lady; and others.

“My goal as a writer is to preserve and share stories
about history and pioneers in the American West
through books, articles and presentations.”




Books by Joyce B. Lohse are available
from the publisher at,
through local bookstores, museums, and online.

Spencer Penrose: Builder and Benefactor, Filter Press 2016, $12.95
ISBN 978-086541-190-6, CIPA Silver EVVY Award

Baby Doe Tabor: Matchless Silver Queen, Filter Press 2011, $9.95
ISBN 978-086541-107-4, CIPA Gold EVVY Award, WILLA Silver Award

General William Palmer: Railroad Pioneer, Filter Press 2009, $8.95
ISBN 978-086541-092-3, CAL Top Hand Gold Award

Unsinkable: The Molly Brown Story, Filter Press 2006, $8.95
ISBN 978-086541-081-X, CIPA Silver EVVY Award

Emily Griffith: Opportunity’s Teacher, Filter Press 2005, $8.95
ISBN 978-086541-077-0

Justina Ford: Medical Pioneer, Filter Press 2004, $8.95
ISBN 978-086541-074-7, CIPA Silver EVVY Award, WILLA Silver Award

First Governor, First Lady: John and Eliza Routt of Colorado,
Filter Press 2002, $8.95, CIPA Gold EVVY Award

A Yellowstone Savage: Life in Nature’s Wonderland,
J.D. Charles Publishing 1988, $7.95, ISBN 0-944915-00-0
Republished 2013 in e-book format

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