Bower Cabin

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The Bower Cabin, located in southern Nevada, was built and occupied by B.M. Bower and her family during the early 1920s. Bower, a prominent writer of western novels, had over 90 novels to her credit. She wrote 11 of the stories while living at the cabin and, at times, incorporated the surrounding landscape features, including the cabin site itself, into them. The site was subsequently used by a gang of rustlers and for a mining base camp. Archaeological research has identified the remnants of the main structures at the site as well as the artifact material and nearby mining activities ... continued below

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Drollinger, Harold November 2, 2007.

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The Bower Cabin, located in southern Nevada, was built and occupied by B.M. Bower and her family during the early 1920s. Bower, a prominent writer of western novels, had over 90 novels to her credit. She wrote 11 of the stories while living at the cabin and, at times, incorporated the surrounding landscape features, including the cabin site itself, into them. The site was subsequently used by a gang of rustlers and for a mining base camp. Archaeological research has identified the remnants of the main structures at the site as well as the artifact material and nearby mining activities associated with the Bower and later occupations.

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  • Society of Historical Archaeology Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 2008; Related Information: This is an abstract.

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  • Report No.: ABST-2007-DEES01
  • Grant Number: AC52-06NA26383
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 919742
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc898051

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Drollinger, Harold. Bower Cabin, article, November 2, 2007; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc898051/: accessed July 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.