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mattie blaylock

The Short, Tragic Life of Mattie Blaylock, Wyatt Earp’s Second Wife

Celia Ann “Mattie” Blaylock was a prostitute and the common-law wife of Wyatt Earp, a western frontiersman famous…

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10 Fascinating Facts About Jack Swilling, the Founder of Phoenix

John William “Jack” Swilling was a pioneer, mine owner, rancher, and prospector in the Arizona territory. He is…

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8 Interesting Facts About the Arizona Rangers

The bigger, older, and more legendary Texas Rangers may get all the glory, yet the small and mighty…

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Famous Train Robbers of the Wild West & Their Most Infamous Hold-Ups

The American West’s most notorious train robbers include a violent killer, members of organized gangs, and criminals who…

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What You Might Not Know About Dallas Stoudenmire and the “Four Dead in Five Seconds Gunfight”

The Old West earned a reputation for being a dangerous and deadly place. Perhaps, it was stories of…

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10 Facts You May Not Know About Quanah Parker, the “Last Chief of the Comanche”

The most famous of the Comanches was Quanah Parker, who led them in their last days as an independent power and into life on reservations.

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Blood Brothers: The Unlikely Friendship of Tom Jeffords and Cochise

A prospector, scout, frontiersman, and the superintendent of overland mail for the Arizona territory, Thomas Jeffords was a…