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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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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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Old West Stories Reviews the Lonestar Steakhouse

The Lonestar Steakhouse & Saloon Rarely has Old West Stories found a restaurant that fully delivers on the promise.  When I saw this restaurant at Mermaid Beach on the Gold Coast, Australia, I was hoping it would give a taste … Continue reading

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Australian Outback Spectacular

The Australian Outback Spectacular is an amazing show. It may well be the best show I have ever seen.  It is one of those rare experiences where the show is actually better than the advertisement.  The combination of amazing horse … 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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Schedule of Releases

A new page has been created, entitled “Schedule“.  It contains a list of proposed stories, events and other matters scheduled to be added to the OLD WEST STORIES blog. To receive notice when items are released, click on the RSS … 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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Fastest Gun Alive

Fastest Gun Alive? Is it you? No.  Ever wonder who it is or who it might be? Between September 30 and October 2 this year, the Cowboy Fast Draw Association will hold its fourth annual World Championship in Fallon, Nevada. … Continue reading

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Old West Stories History Page Updated

Old West Stories has updated the History page with a complete list of when each state of the United States of America was formally granted statehood. As time progressed, additional information about the states and their contribution to the USA at the time of statehood. 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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Old West Stories History Page

  A new history page has now been added to old west stories. It will contain a timeline of events that affected the old west and naturally, affected the old west stories that grew around the magic and mystery of … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Old West Stories blog forum.

This is a new blog created in 2011 to promote discussion on anything and everything associated with the old west and particularly, Old West Stories. If you, like me, are fascinated with all things western, this is a place to … Continue reading

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