Ghost Dancing, the van that local author William Least Heat-Moon (born William Trogdon) drove during the journey that resulted in the best-selling book Blue Highways, has been one of the Museum of Anthropology's most well-known artifacts since its donation in 1994. The 1975 half-ton Econoline van is housed at the Museum Support Center and is available for viewing by appointment.
Bramucci, Gina L. "Literary van considered an artifact." Columbia Missourian, November 15, 2001.
Heat-Moon, William Least. Blue Highways: A Journey into America. (Boston: Little, Brown, 1982)Ghost Dancing
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