Bowling Along: Early Travel Adventures of Mary Morris Vaux

  title={Bowling Along: Early Travel Adventures of Mary Morris Vaux},
  author={Marjorie G. Jones},
  journal={Quaker History},
  pages={22 - 39}
In the summer of 1887, when she was twenty-seven, Philadelphia Quaker Mary Morris Vaux, along with her father and two brothers, trekked 10,000 miles by rail, carriage, stagecoach, ferry, horseback and on foot through the American West and Canada. Although it wasn’t the first trip west for the prominent Quaker family, it was their introduction to the Canadian Rockies, and it changed their lives. In box 69 of the Morris-Shinn-Maier family papers at the Quaker Collection at Haverford College… 


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