. . . because that’s where I am. Yukon was founded by A.N. Spencer in 1891. Spencer was a cattleman from Texas who turned railroad builder. He was working on a line from El Reno to Arkansas when he decided to build the town. Wouldn’t you love to look at your brother and say, “Hey, let’s build a town!” Spencer and his brother, Lewis, named the town after the Yukon Territory of Canada, where a gold rush was booming at the time.
I went to a Friends of the Library book sale yesterday. I’ve been looking forward to this sale for a month–ever since we got here. It took hubby and me three weeks to find the library. I kept pulling up the wrong address on Main Street in downtown Yukon. When I decided to put more effort into it, we finally found it in an old grocery store. This is what it looks like now: