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  • What We Know About the Ol’ Chisholm Trail

    In song and legend the iconic trail ran unbroken from Texas into Kansas, but its exact route and very name have been called into question...

  • The Many Wives of Ned Buntline

    The 19th-century dime novelist loved to stretch the truth and was also untrue to the ladies who loved him...

  • Eyewitness to Wounded Knee

    Lawman George Bartlett operated a trading post on Wounded Knee Creek, was present during the 1890 clash and went on to become a sharpshooting showman...

  • Sing, Cowboy, Sing!

    From its mythical cattle drive origins, Western music flourished in romantic stories, novels, recordings and film, earning its place in the mosaic of American folk music...


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Wild West magazine presents the great American frontier from its beginnings to today. America’s western frontier has been a vital part of the country’s myths and reality, from the earliest exploration beyond the territory of the first colonies, to the wide expanses of the western prairies and deserts. Experience the Old West and cowboys and Indians from top historical writers. Wild West brings to life the fascinating history, lore and culture of the great American frontier.