Past History

Joyce B. Lohse
Author and Journalist

Past History is alive and well in the American West. Historical sites, mining districts, museums, archives, and cemeteries provide valuable glimpses into the past through artifacts, images, data, narratives, and written accounts. Information and details in context provide perspectives beyond publications and the internet. Diligent researchers discover and evaluate their finds for readers, who enjoy sharing adventures and experiences when reading a good book.

Joyce B. Lohse’s historical nonfiction and biographies are built on research about Colorado pioneers: Silver Queen Baby Doe Tabor, Railroad Builder General William Palmer, Adventurer Unsinkable Margaret “Molly” Brown, Doctor Justina Ford, Educator Emily Griffith, Miner Developer Spencer Penrose, Colorado’s First Governor and First Lady: John and Eliza Routt, and others. Enjoy a glimpse into the past while reading about intrepid pioneers, their lives and adventures. Lohse is often found lurking in archives, libraries, museums, and cemeteries, searching for new stories, and writing books for general readers.


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