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Lewis Kingman

When Lewis Kingman peered down into the wasteland ...

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Living the Dream

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Going Nuts Out West

Going Nuts Out West

Patients of Dr. J.H. Reeves, who settled in Glen Rose, Texas, in 1869, were ofte...

Uncle Wyatt’s Gun?

Uncle Wyatt’s Gun?

"Is he a liar now, or was he a liar then?” is the central theme of Glenn Boyer’s...

Let Freedom Ring!

Let Freedom Ring!

William Quantrill addressed his ragtag army on the evening of August 20, 1863. “...

The Best of Western Wear for 2014

The Best of Western Wear for 2014

When pioneers headed West, they had to adapt their clothing to the new uncharter...

August 2014 Events

August 2014 Events

A Western roundup of events where you can experience the Old West.

True Westerners

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Jerry Crandall

Jerry Crandall

Jerry Crandall feels personally obligated to portray the authentic Old West in h...

Outlaw Joel Fowler

Outlaw Joel Fowler

On a cold January night in 1884, Joel A. Fowler sat helpless in jail. The citize...

Barker’s Riches

Barker’s Riches

They laughed at Billy Barker when he and his crew went off to prospect for gold ...

Travel

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Saddle Up for the Holidays

Saddle Up for the Holidays

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you need to put away your riding boots.

Entertainment

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Bull Doggin’

Bull Doggin’

When actor and director Steve Ihnat approached Stephen Lodge to work with him on...

Calling All Quigley Fans

Calling All Quigley Fans

Tom Selleck and Simon Wincer fans will want to show up for the screening of 1990...

1959’s No Name on the Bullet

1959’s No Name on the Bullet

About 30 years ago, my younger sister Pam had to write an essay on a “hero” for ...

The Oklahoma Kid

The Oklahoma Kid

The mention of the amazing sight of James Cagney and Humphrey Bogart snarling at...

Best of the West Awards

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True West's Best of the West 2011 Winners

True West's Best of the West 2011 Winners

Here are the winners of our "2011 Best of the West." Sit back and see if your pi...

True West's Best of the West 2013 Winners

True West's Best of the West 2013 Winners

Here are the winners of our "2013 Best of the West." Sit back and see if your pi...

True West's Best of the West 2012 Winners

True West's Best of the West 2012 Winners

Here are the winners of our "2012 Best of the West." Sit back and see if your pi...

True West's Best of the West 2009 Winners

True West's Best of the West 2009 Winners


Here are the winners of our "2009 Best of the West." Sit back and see if your pi...

True West's Best of the West 2010 Winners

True West's Best of the West 2010 Winners

Here are the winners of our "2010 Best of the West." Sit back and see if your pi...

True West's Best of the West 2008 Winners

True West's Best of the West 2008 Winners

Here are the winners of our "2008 Best of the West." Sit back and see if your pi...

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True West Site Guide

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True West captures the spirit of the American West with authenticity, personality and humor by linking our history to our present. Whether you call it the Wild West, the Old West or the Far West, America's frontier history comes to life in True West, the world's oldest, continuously published Western Americana magazine.

Western movie fans, re-enactors, history buffs and road warriors, we got your history covered: outlaw, cowboy, Indian, lawman, gunfighter, fur trapper, miner, prospector, gambler, soldier, entertainer and pioneer. Check out these True Westerners now!
 

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