Henry Hayes Perkins FRGS: Adventure-Traveler Extraordinaire

A “working man’s” perspective on inequality, life, politics, and travel in the early 1900s

Travels of Hayes Perkins 1893–1914. Map courtesy John Martin from Hayes Here and There

Story by David A. Laws

Wanna buy a boat?” called the bewhiskered leader of a group of men hauling a battered rowboat up the Yukon River bank near Fort Gibbon, Alaska in 1908.




Bay Area Travel Writers tell stories through media, old and new — newspapers, magazines, broadcasts, blogs, videos, books, and online publications.

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David A. Laws

David A. Laws

I photograph and write about Gardens, Nature, Travel, and the history of Silicon Valley from my home on the Monterey Peninsula in California.

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