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Ghost Towns

12 Ghost Towns in Arizona with Wild & Woolly Histories

Arizona’s boom-and-bust mining history left hundreds of ghost towns in its wake. Here’s a look at some of…

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Women

Big Nose Kate: A Fiercely Independent Life on the Frontier

Down to even the size of her nose, it seems there’s no detail about Big Nose Kate and…

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News

Will ‘Horizon’ Fair Better Than Kevin Costner’s Epic ’90s Western Box Office Bomb?

Kevin Costner mortgaged prime waterfront property in Santa Barbara to fund Horizon: An American Saga, but will it…

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People

Did Davy Crockett Really Die a Hero’s Death at the Alamo?

Remember the Alamo? That’s not a battle cry. It’s a legitimate question. If you dozed off during high…

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People

10 Facts About John Moses Browning, the “Father of Modern Firearms”

The Old West wouldn’t have been the Old West without John Browning — or at least without his…

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Arts & Entertainment

9 Things You May Not Know About Clayton Moore, The Lone Ranger

Dozens of actors have played and voiced the Lone Ranger since 1933, but none embodied the aura of…

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Women

The Many Lives of Olive Oatman, Tattooed Captive of the West

In the summer of 1850, the Oatman family headed west with visions of a promised land in the…

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Outlaws

The Brief & Heinous Rampage of the Rufus Buck Gang

The Rufus Buck gang’s exploits didn’t last long, but they were brutal enough to quickly go down in…

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Life in the West

The Reality of Dying of Consumption in the Old West

If you could hop into a DeLorean time machine and go back to an Old West saloon, one…

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Arts & Entertainment

The 10 Best Spaghetti Westerns Ever Made

Have you ever wondered why they call it a “Spaghetti Western?” What does a delicious pasta dish have…

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Arts & Entertainment

Best Western Movies & Shows on Netflix, Ranked (December 2023)

Netflix might not have the deepest Western library, but it does offer refreshing takes on some of the…

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Arts & Entertainment

10 Mark Maggiori Prints that Capture the Spirit of the West

Few contemporary artists have done more to replenish Western art with fresh viewpoints as Mark Maggiori, whose recent…