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People

7 Reasons Why Seth Bullock was one of the Last True Westerners

We can thank the mid-2000s HBO television western series Deadwood for introducing a new generation of Old West…

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Arts & Entertainment

I’m Your Huckleberry: The Real Meaning of Doc Holliday’s Iconic Line

One of the best quotes in Tombstone is also one of the most argued and least understood. But…

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Events

14 Facts About the Mormon Migration, A Classic Old West Exodus

On the evening of June 27, 1844, an angry mob attacked the Carthage city jail near Nauvoo, Illinois…

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People

8 Things You Might Not Know About Morgan Earp, Wyatt’s Favorite Bro

A member of one of the Old West’s most legendary bands of brothers, Morgan Earp and his story…

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Arts & Entertainment

22 Must-See Modern Western Movies from the Last 22 Years

Cue up Netflix, pop some popcorn, and lean back the recliner: it’s time to binge some of the…

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People

The Wives of Wyatt Earp, from Aurilla Sutherland to Sadie Marcus

Wyatt Earp spent his Old West career walking the fine line between lawman and outlaw, so it should…

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People

8 Reasons Why Black Bart Was a One-Of-A-Kind Outlaw

When it comes to Old West outlaws, few were as colorful and creative as Black Bart. This gentleman…

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People

9 Things You May Not Know About the Sundance Kid

When it comes to Old West outlaws and famous train robbers, few are more famous than the bandit…

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Events

10 Important Battles & Fights of the Great Sioux War

These ten battles shaped the future of the Great Plains and its inhabitants. From the 1850s to the…

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Life in the West

Everything You Need to Know About Cowboy Chaps

There is an indelible image of the cowboy: the wide-brimmed hat whose color hinges on one’s ethical alignment.…

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Events

The Fighting Men & Women of the Fetterman Massacre

Even with the protection of the fort, the soldiers and civilians at Fort Kearney were often besieged by…

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People

7 Famous Native American Women with Remarkable Stories

Meet seven courageous Native American women who impacted the history of the Old West. Old West history and…