Jan 312018
 

Popular history, television, and movies made a hero out of Wyatt Earp, who blazed his way to glory in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone. The truth is that while Earp was a sometime lawman, he was also a gambler, pimp, and a saloon owner, all acceptable careers in the Old West. And […]

Cowboy Country

 Posted by at 12:42 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 232011
 

We spent yesterday exploring cowboy country. Many of the wild tales of the Old West, both real and fictionalized, took place in Cochise County, Arizona, and we decided it was time to introduce Greg and Jan White  to this historic corner of Arizona. We left the fairgrounds about 9 a.m. and drove to Benson, where […]

Cowboy Country

 Posted by at 4:52 am  Nick's Blog
May 162009
 

We spent yesterday exploring cowboy country. Back in the years following the Civil War, western Kansas was the Wild West, and it was here that some of the best known characters of the time made names for themselves. Meade, Kansas, where we are staying at the city park’s free “Tourist Camp” is the home of […]