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Across The Fence: Who was Martha Jane Canary?


March 12, 2011 marked the end of one of the most recent museum exhibits of Martha "Calamity" Jane Canary. According to, the exhibit featured "Calamity Jane and American Far West memorabilia, carefully organized to be understandable for French and English speakers and abundantly stocked with ancient photos, documents, films, antique western gear of the times and fact-packed letters addressed – but never sent – from Calamity to her daughter."

The exhibit was featured at the museum of the French postal system, L'Adresse Musee de la Poste, in Paris, France. From excerp...

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