Observations on the Log Book of Preston Reynolds One of the 4 River Rovers on a Trip Down the Wisconsin, Mississippi, and Up the + Rock and Yahara Rivers

Helmers, Marguerite
June 2008
Wisconsin Magazine of History;Summer2008, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p40
The article presents information and observations on the log book kept by traveler Preston Reynolds on his 1903 canoe trip down the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers. Reynolds was accompanied on the trip by friends Rolfe Anderson, Sydney Jackson and Herbert Fowler. The author discusses how the log book provides information on a country and is experiencing changes by relaying information about changing cities, technologies, modes of transportation and social attitudes. The article also provides excepts form the journal.


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