What do you consider to be the most interesting events of the Old West?

What do you consider to be the most interesting events of the Old West?

Harold Trombley

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These aren’t necessarily in order of importance, but here goes:

1. Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-06

2. Gunfight Behind the O.K. Corral in 1881

3. Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876

4. Pleasant Valley War, 1886-92

5. Texas Revolution, 1835-36

6. Comstock Lode discovery in 1859

7. Butterfield Overland Stage Line across the Southwest, 1858-61

8. Ashley-Henry Expedition up the Missouri River in 1822

9. William Becknell opening the Santa Fe trade in 1822

10. The first cattle drives from Texas to Kansas, circa 1866

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