September 2011

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old-west-towns_dead_horse_carcasses

What did Old West towns do with the carcasses of dead horses?

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Who was Urilla Sutherland, the first wife of Wyatt Earp?

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Why didn’t Winchester chamber any of its rifles in .45 Colt?

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What happened to Maj. Marcus Reno’s command during the Battle of Little Big Horn in June 1876?

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What is forty-rod whiskey?

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Did cowboys place their rifle scabbards in the front or back of the saddle?

dora_hand_dodge_city_saloon_singer

I’m intrigued by the story of Dora Hand, the Dodge City saloon singer. Do any photos of her exist?

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Hot Springs, South Dakota

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Mark Hall-Patton

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Confronting the Fiddle Player: Did Rex Rideout Make it Out of Cowboys & Aliens Alive?

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1961’s The Comancheros

The Legend of Hell’s Gate

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Tarantino’s “Southern” Western

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The Warrior’s Way

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Rango

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The “Heart” of Cowboys & Aliens

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National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s Wrangler Winners

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Killed by Indians 1871

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Payback at Morning Peak

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The First Dance

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Olivia Wilde

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The Sierra Packers

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A Screaming Session at Cowboys & Aliens

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Conflict on the Range

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Galveston’s Guardian Angel

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Survivors of an Old West Shoot-Out

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Shot for Snoring?

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Eating Along the Oregon Trail

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TB Havens in the Old West

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Face-Off on Facebook

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Boot Scoot & Boogie

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Cowboys and Monsters

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Get Along, Little Buffalo!

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The Bandit Queen’s Treasures

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Top 10 Western Museums of 2011

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Billy the Kid Stays in the States!