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People

The Invisibly Adventurous Life of Josephine Marcus Earp

When Josephine Marcus Earp died in Los Angeles on December 19, 1944, her small memorial attracted little attention…

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People

11 Reasons Why Kid Curry Was the Wildest of the Wild Bunch

Many of the most notorious names in Old West outlaw history somehow ended up banding together in one…

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Places

9 Reasons Why Fort Bridger was the Worst Fort on the Oregon Trail

Between the early 1840s and the end of the 1860s, more than 400,000 settlers traversed the 2,170-mile Oregon…

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Lost Mines & Treasure

7 Intriguing Stories of Lost Treasure in Utah

Come to think of it, Utah would be a great place to hide something. First, it is vast.…

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Arts & Entertainment

Is Tombstone a True Story? Here’s What’s Accurate (and Not)

Tombstone’s dramatic storyline may seem pulled straight from a Ned Buntline dime novel, but its script was more…

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Life in the West

10 Wild West Facts of Everyday Life on the Frontier

You may have watched every episode of Bonanza, died of dysentery playing Oregon Trail, and read all the…

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People

Was Ike Clanton Really the Loudmouth Coward of Tombstone?

When the dust settled on the most infamous gunfight in the West, three men lay dying in the…

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Lost Mines & Treasure

7 Tantalizing Stories of Lost Treasure in Oregon

Even if all you had to go on was what you learned in movies, you probably know that…

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People

13 Bizarre Facts About Liver-Eating Johnson, the Revenge-Seeking, Cannibalistic Mountain Man

Have you ever watched the 1972 Western movie Jeremiah Johnson, starring Robert Redford as the title character? Good…

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People

9 Tall but True Tales About Luke Short, Western Gunfighter

Gunslinger, gambler, saloon owner, cowboy, and sports promotor (yes, really), Luke Short might not have the same name…

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Arts & Entertainment

6 Tombstone Filming Locations You Can Still Visit Today

Tombstone’s epic cast, iconic one-liners and old school showdowns make it one of the best Western movies ever,…

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Arts & Entertainment

Tombstone vs. Wyatt Earp: 7 Differences in the Dueling Movies

Tombstone is firmly in the pantheon of the greatest Western movies ever made, and Wyatt Earp was mostly…