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Delaware – Union Leadership

1787 – December 7 Delaware became the 1st State of the Union. Delaware was also the first of the original 13 colonies. With the making of the following declaration, the United States was begun:- We the Deputies of the People … Continue reading

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Wyatt Earp – Old West Lawman

1881 – October 26 – Tombstone Arizona This was the date of the infamous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral – One of the most noted incidents in all of the Old West Stories and the one that set Wyatt Earp … Continue reading

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Delaware – First to Sign Up

1787 – December 7 – Delaware became the 1st State of the Union.  Delaware was also the first of the original 13 colonies. With the making of the following declaration, the United States was begun:- We the Deputies of the … Continue reading

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Wyatt Earp – Gunfight at the OK Corral

1881 – October 26 – Tombstone Arizona This was the date of the infamous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral – One of the most noted incidents in all of the Old West Stories and the one that set Wyatt Earp … Continue reading

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Celebrating 60, 000

Old West Stories is celebrating We recently went past the 60, 000 visits for the site. While we know that some web sites getting visits measured in the ten of millions, this part time hobby site is very excited to … Continue reading

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Out of Action

Old West Stories has been out of action for a while.  I experienced a significant health issue and spent most of 2014 in hospital or having chemotherapy treatment.  When I was well enough to see where I was up to … Continue reading

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Delaware – Leading the Way

1787 – December 7 – Delaware became the 1st State of the Union.  Delaware was also the first of the original 13 colonies. With the making of the following declaration, the United States was begun:- We the Deputies of the … Continue reading

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Wyatt Earp – Legndary Lawman

1881 – October 26 – Tombstone Arizona This was the date of the infamous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral – One of the most noted incidents in all of the Old West Stories and the one that set Wyatt Earp … Continue reading

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Delaware – The First State

1787 – December 7 – Delaware became the 1st State of the Union.  Delaware was also the first of the original 13 colonies. With the making of the following declaration, the United States was begun:- We the Deputies of the … Continue reading

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Wyatt Earp – 132 years ago

1881 – October 26 – Tombstone Arizona This was the date of the infamous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral – One of the most noted incidents in all of the Old West Stories and the one that set Wyatt Earp … Continue reading

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American Indians

American Indians came from over 500 tribes across the Americas.  Many of these tribes had lived there for many thousands of years before white settlers arrived.  They had rich cultures that had adapted to the land from one end to … Continue reading

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Hole in the Wall TV Series

Exciting New Development in Television Drama There is a distinct shortage to television drama in the Old West Stories field. There is now an amazing new product in the early stages of development and YOU have the opportunity to be … Continue reading

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Delaware – The First Star

1787 – December 7 – Delaware became the 1st State of the Union.  Delaware was also the first of the original 13 colonies. With the making of the following declaration, the United States was begun:- We the Deputies of the … Continue reading

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Wyatt Earp – Old West Stories Legend

1881 – October 26 – Tombstone Arizona This was the date of the infamous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral – One of the most noted incidents in all of the Old West Stories and the one that set Wyatt Earp … Continue reading

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Duel in the Sun

Duel in the Sun was released in 1946.  This movie is one of the classics and produced as an epic western by David O. Selznick. I watched this film last night and thoroughly enjoyed it.  I think it is far … Continue reading

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History Page Update – Louisa Ann Swain

Louisa Ann Swain was the first woman to vote in a public election in the United States or, more correctly, the first woman to vote in an area that would become part of the USA. 1870 – September 6 – … Continue reading

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Saloon Brawl

Old West Stories brings you a new game based on the legend of The Old West. Old West History is full of wild west legends around the saloon brawl. There is always a hero to step in a clean up … Continue reading

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Frontier Gambling

Frontier Gambling The cover of this book states  it covers the Games, The Gamblers and the Great Gambling Halls of the Old West.  It does exactly that in a vividly descriptive narrative that will help you feel the passion of … Continue reading

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Tumbleweed

Tumbleweed – Texas Icon 1877 – Texas Tumbleweed.  An interesting, intriguing plant eternally associated with Old West Stories and a native plant of Texas.  Well not quite, that may be the common belief but the Russian Thistle, commonly known in … Continue reading

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Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke “Gunsmoke; starring James Arness as Matt Dillon”. These words heralded the beginning of one of Old West Stories favorite television shows, the Gunsmoke Television series from 1955, the first of 635 shows over 20 seasons.  The show holds the … Continue reading

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Cowboys and Aliens

Cowboys and Aliens . . . . Old West Stories has just come from viewing the new Ron Howard Movie, Cowboys and Aliens. This movie sits squarely into the Old West Stories style. I have been a Harrison Ford fan … Continue reading

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Old West Stories Games

Old West Stories Games A new page has been added to the Old West Stories web site and there are several similar pages to come.  If you are at all like me, you enjoy most anything to do with the … Continue reading

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Cat Herders

Old West Stories recently came across a special story of The Old West that was completely unexpected and hysterically funny.  We have all  heard about the Oregon Trail and others, forged to trail beef cattle from Texas to the Northern … Continue reading

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Old West Stories Page for Mad Dog Tannen

Buford (Mad Dog) Tannen Do you know who Mad Dog Tannen is? Have you seen the movie “Back to the Future III”? If you answered no to either of these questions Old West Stories would like to acquaint you with … Continue reading

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Old West Stories Page for Wild Bill Hickok

James Butler Hickok James Butler Hickok was born in 1837, May 27 and was destined to become one of the best remembered character from The Old West era. James is much better known as Wild Bill Hickok, one of the … Continue reading

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