Win All The Souvenirs of the West!


Paid Subscribers’ Exclusive Perk: Drawing to Win This Gift Pack!

YES! This is YOUR chance to win the souvenirs from my journey with Hoosen to the West!

Here’s How

Paid Monthly and Annual Subscribers (sorry, comped and free folks): Comment on THIS post, OR communicate with me in your preferred way before the deadline, and be entered to win this fabulous gift pack from my trip West, from Madison, WI to Sacramento, CA and back!

Not a paid subscriber yet? This is your sign! Supporting Non-Boring History costs a mere $5 monthly (less than most coffees), and you will automatically be entered for the drawing.

DEADLINE: Midnight, July 4, 2021.

Here’s the Loot!

From Nebraska

  • Oregon Trail Wooden Key Fob (so you can lock your wagon)

From Los Angeles

  • Getty Center Women Artists’ Bone China Mug

  • Tasteful Getty Center T-shirt (L)

  • Huntington coffee mug shaped like flowerpot

From Old Town San Diego

  • Frieda Kahlo clay tile coasters (four)

From Salt Lake City

  • Salt Water Taffy (Salt Lake City makes the most taffy in America!)

  • Ruth’s Diner Mug

From San Luis Obispo

  • A Madonna Inn Tote Bag so bright, it dominates the photo above!

  • Madonna Inn mini-soaps in little boxes decorated with cakes. Don’t ask (or eat).

From Sacramento

  • Leland Stanford Mansion DVD, so you can tour the Leland Stanford Mansion from the comfort of your home with Huell Howser, California’s most beloved Southerner, a presenter on PBS in the Golden State for decades.

  • Stanford Mansion postcard pack, for those offbeat cheery messages you should send to friends.

From Montana

  • Huckleberry Salt Water Taffy

From North Dakota

  • Your very own Cuddly Prairie Dog

  • Badlands Holiday Ornament from Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Plus a fabulous selection of gifts from the Benedictine Monks of Assumption Abbey:

  • Scented candle handmade by Assumption Abbey monk

  • Scented soap handmade by Assumption Abbey monk.

  • Assumption Abbey Coffee Mug

  • Miniature Monk’s Habit with which to decorate a wine bottle (what can I say? It’s a talking point, and you can chat about Non-Boring History!)

From Blue Earth, Minnesota (home of the 60’ Jolly Green Giant statue)

Jolly Green Giant coozy for your summer beer!

  • Plus an assortment of cool pens and pencils from our travels!

Don’t forget to comment below or send me a message to enter!