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Robert Widenman was a New Mexico deputy US marshal—and an associate of Billy the Kid and the Regulators during the […]
Taylor Ealy thought he had a simple assignment: go to Lincoln County, New Mexico to serve as a doctor, Protestant […]
Hanging horse thieves is one of those Hollywood myths that won’t go away. Contrary to popular belief, stealing a horse […]
Armed And Dangerous
From the settlement of Texas to the Mexican Revolution, The Texas Rangers were the most respected—and feared—law enforcers in Lone Star State history.
Thirty-five years after Larry McMurtry’s visionary novel was published, it still inspires our love of Old West History.
The heroic tale of the Dawson Brigade and Henry Gonzalvo Woods’s remarkable survival at the September 1842 Dawson Massacre.
Western historic hotels and saloons offer guests a chance to experience the Old West with all the conveniences of the modern day.
Here’s a book of old-timey-style photographs, along with biographies of unforgettable movie and TV Western personalities.
“If my ammunition had not given out, I might have served them the same way.”
Captain Neal was the calmest Ranger of ’em all. Outlaws never doubted that he’d kill if necessary—he just never let it get necessary.
Follow the 1898 Klondike and Alaska miners’ overland route from Sacramento to Seattle.
In the cow towns at the end of the trail, cowboys left the beans and biscuits in camp and dined like city slickers.
Texas’s Big Bend town is a rich crossroads of Western heritage.
Birding Festivals, Heritage Festivals, Railroads, Rodeos, Stock Shows, Trade Shows and more!
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Western Books & Movies
Doug Hocking’s latest Southwestern history Terror on the Santa Fe Trail, plus new histories on the Spanish and Mexican Southwest, the Lakota people and a Western tale of Old Arizona.