Category Archives: Stories

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 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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Old West Stories reviews A Fistful of Dollars

A Fistful of Dollars is one of those Clint Eastwood classics as he portrays his now legendary character, the “Man With No Name”. Almost every cliché every associated with Old West Stories was thrown into the character of the cool … Continue reading

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Sheriff Pat Garrett New Page by Old West Stories

Sheriff Pat Garrett Patrick Floyd Garrett was born in 1850 on June 5.  He died in 1908 on February 29. The time in between was filled with adventure.  Garret was a man always finding himself in the middle of important … Continue reading

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Old West Stories – Billy the Kid Updated

Billy the Kid Updated Old West Stories has updated the page for “Billy the Kid“.  Click the picture at left to check out the new information. Henry McCarty, alias “Billy the Kid“, is reported to have been born on 23rd … Continue reading

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Old West Stories Announces Book Competition

Win this old west story – The Hunt for Kid Ramble On 14 March 2011, Old West Stories announced the release of a new novel, “The Hunt for Kid Ramble”.  This book is only available as an eBook and you … Continue reading

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Butch Cassidy

Butch Cassidy – Robert LeRoy Parker Robert LeRoy Parker was born in 1866, November 6.  We all know him as Butch Cassidy.  His page has been updated at Butch Cassidy.  Check it out!

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New Book Release

The Hunt for Kid Ramble   That site and the stories page on this blog will also give you information about the sponsorship being provided to the Wild Horse Rescue Center through the sale of this book.  When I checked … Continue reading

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New Old West Story – Wyatt Earp

Wyatt Earp Born Saturday 18  March 1848 In the history of the old west, this was an important day because the man born on this day and called Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp, would play a role in producing one of … Continue reading

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True Grit – Old West Stories Review

When I first saw the True Grit advertisement, I didn’t want to go.  John Wayne had made this movie a legend and I didn’t want to see the legend destroyed.  Too many times have I seen a remake fail miserably. … Continue reading

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Old West Stories to Come

Old West Stories will be adding stories, history and general information about the old west.  It will take a while to gather the information and have it ready to present in a cohesive manner.  So today, I will give you … Continue reading

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Wild Horse Rescue Center

Old West Stories exists to be a forum to discuss everything that has something to do with the old west.  One of the essential elements of the legends that become old west stories, is the horse. Have you ever seen … Continue reading

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Billy the Kid Page Created by Old West Stories

A new page has been created about Henry McCarty, alias “Billy the Kid”.  He is reported to have been born on 23rd November 1859.   We say ‘reported” because this appears to be the most likely birth date of the … Continue reading

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