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Visit the Oklahoma grave site of General Stand Watie, the only full-blooded Native American to receive the rank of Brigadier General during the Civil War, at the Polson Cemetery in Grove. He was also the last Confederate General to surrender during the Civil War.

General Stand Watie Grave Site | TravelOK.com - Oklahoma's Official Travel & Tourism Site

Visit the Oklahoma grave site of General Stand Watie, the only full-blooded Native American to receive the rank of Brigadier General during the Civil War, at the Polson Cemetery in Grove. He was also the last Confederate General to surrender during the Civil War.

Cowboys on the cattle trail near Dodge City, Kansas. Photo courtesy Boot Hill Museum

The 8 Wonders of Kansas History

Kansas Sampler Foundation is to preserve and sustain rural culture by educating Kansans about Kansas and by networking and supporting rural communities.

Baby Doe Tabor freezes to death in shack next to her mine in 1935~Leadville,Colorado

Baby Doe Tabor

Born Elizabeth McCourt, "Baby" Doe Tabor was first married to Harvey Doe in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and subsequently moved with him to Central City, Colorado, in 1877 to seek fortune as a mine owner. After financial loss overtook him, she moved alone to Leadville, where she met Horace Tabor; she in her mid 20s, he in his early 50s, both already married. A scandal ensued, but undeterred, they finally married in 1883 after difficult and lengthy divorces. They would have 2 children together, and…

Lou Earp,  Wyatt's drug-addicted first wife.

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From Widowmaker... "A tiny holster custom-sewn inside the back of the holster carried a Remington .41 caliber over-and-under derringer; a sheath sewn inside the front of the belt held a...

This 1879 Leadville, Colorado, image shows two noted Westerners, (at left) Joseph “White Eye” Anderson, who accompanied Wild Bill Hickok to Deadwood in 1876, and his friend E. B. “Yankee” Judd. Judd is packing a First Model Army Merwin Hulbert revolver in his holster and is holding what appears to be a Sharps Borchardt 1878 rifle.

This 1879 Leadville, Colorado, image shows two noted Westerners, (at left) Joseph “White Eye” Anderson, who accompanied Wild Bill Hickok to Deadwood in 1876, and his friend E. B. “Yankee” Judd. Judd is packing a First Model Army Merwin Hulbert revolver in his holster and is holding what appears to be a Sharps Borchardt 1878 rifle.

1858 - Casino Building on Market St. One of the oldest San Antonio photos I've seen.

Vintage San Antonio - a photo history

1979 - Do you remember Carl's on Houston St.?