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 19th-century dime novelist loved to stretch the truth and was also untrue to the ladies who loved him
Readers share dispatches about border wars, the Apache wars and the enduring pride of serving one's country
Wayne Ludwig finally addresses a longstanding controversy over the name and route of the legendary trail
Steve Friesen no longer directs the Buffalo Bill Museum, but he’s still following in Cody’s tracks
Among the best-known writers on the American West, he continues to inform and entertain readers with "The Commanders"
German-born Albert Bierstadt’s depictions of the American frontier were ‘cinematic before there was cinema’
The painter grew up in Mexico watching Westerns and now renders Old West scenes from his California home
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