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TripAdvisor Reviews Wyoming Motel Wheatland
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... stop between Appleton and Green Bay, Wisonsin, which isn't as bad as it sounds. I parked in a lot away from the semis and bright lights, which allowed me better sleep than the night before when I had only pulled of on the side of the road.
I was most excited to be in Wisconsin, though. Why, you may ask? Well, not because of Mall of America. Not because of cheese (kind of because of cheese). It was because one of my best friends, Morgan, was living in Madison ...
... from the late 1700's and pictographs from Native Americans who inhabited or traveled through this area. A fence surrounded some of the cliffs, but not all of it. Any photos I took were of those names and dates during the covered wagon period in the early 1850's.
Our next stop was only a mile or so away where the covered wagon wheels had cut deep "ruts" into the soft sandstone. I was surprised that the "ruts" were so large and deep, and because they were in ...
... gas station, general store and the corporate headquarters (double wide modular home) of Chugwater Chili. I was keen to try the local chili, but at 10 AM on Sa***************quarters were closed. The general store, ice cream parlor and grocery boasted Chugwater Chili in the window. It too, was closed.
Of course, when I was driving out a local guy exited his pickup and walked right into the General Store. I guess open signs are ...
... security (think airport). I made it through fine, but the grandson set off the buzzer when he walked through the scanner...not once, but twice. The guard asked him if he had coins, a necklace and Dylan turned his pockets inside out and said no. He had to be wanded. They did let him in. The tour itself is only about 30 mins. and the Denver Mint makes coins. We were fortunate enough to see pennies being pressed, as well as quarters destined for coin collectors ...
... the clusters of white marble monuments marking where the 7th Calvary fell (including General Custer himself) made something one would read in a dull history book suddenly real and visceral. The nearby sculpture/memorial to the Native American's who died in the confrontation was another solemn/contemplative experience, that was until some loud tourists arrived and wrecked the silence. When people move away the silence is broken only by the ...