All That Glitters, 1909

One-hundred and five years ago today, a gold miner from California arrived at the doorstep of Herbert Chaffee, the president of the Amenia and Sharon Land Company, in Amenia, ND. ¬†This seventy-something, gray-haired man called himself John Armstrong, and he believed Chaffee to be a long-lost uncle. ¬† Having established their family trees didn’t cross […]