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History

7 Strange but True Stories of the American West

From a distasteful painting that got people killed, to the unlikely location of a Civil War battle, these…

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History

10 Famous Guns of the Old West, from Revolvers to Rifles

No single gun won the West, but these 10 firearms certainly carved a niche in its history. The…

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History

Taos Lightning: Old West Whiskey That Made Hair Fall Off the Chihuahua

According to legend, one sip of the 50-proof whiskey made from rich New Mexico wheat was all it took to make one think he had been struck by lightning.

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Life in the West

17 Old West Insults, from Greenhorns to Bluebellies and Everything in Between

Folks in the Old West may have been rough, dirty, and trigger-happy, but that doesn’t mean they were…

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Life in the West

7 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Old West Outhouses

Outhouses were not a nice-to-have part of the Old West: they were essential to household sanitation. One thing…

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History

Bowie Knives: The Old West’s Most Famous Blade

Colt revolvers aside, the Bowie knife was the weapon that made the Wild West wild. The unique design…