Memories

Memories of People Who Knew Cowgirl Goldie Griffith

Coach Wreck Hurts Many

Posted by on Oct 1, 2013 in Blog, Memories | Comments Off on Coach Wreck Hurts Many

Just after Goldie married Harry Sterling (a.k.a. Harry Smith and Harry Walters) they were involved in an accident while performing in the holdup skit with the Deadwood stagecoach during a Buffalo Bill Wild West show. It was a grisly accident, and Goldie’s new husband Harry was driving. The stagecoach landed on its side, and Goldie’s friend, Arline Finn, was dragged beneath the coach. William DeMott, his wife, and Goldie also suffered various injuries, including broken bones and lacerations. From the newspaper story: “The hold-up scene had just been concluded and the coach,...

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Faces Behind the Books

Posted by on Apr 18, 2011 in Blog, Book Signings, Memories | Comments Off on Faces Behind the Books

Faces Behind the Books

This event at the Englewood Public Library on Sunday, April 17, was a lot of fun. Lots of authors and a chance to talk with many readers. I may be back next year!

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A great photo

Posted by on Nov 15, 2009 in Memories | Comments Off on A great photo

A great photo

Goldie’s grandsons Mike Sterling and Rick Sterling sent this photo of them with a picture of Goldie that was burned into red leather that they had framed. Pretty cool.

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