History

Abe Lincoln, Indian Fighter

Early military service helped the future president bolster his political career.

By Dale L. Walker

Recent History Content

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The Greatest Frontier Explorers

Before cowboys and cattle trails, frontiersman blazed the path to the West. Here are five of the greatest frontier explorers.

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Horses of War

From George Washington's beloved sorrel to a little mare who braved the front lines of the Korean War, here are five unsung equine heroes.

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Historic Western Hotels

Step back in time with a stay at a historic Old West hotel.

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Writing the West

Will James was a cowboy, cattle thief, author, and artist.

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Cowboy Deluxe

Dedicated to the cowboy life, cowboy Tom Blasingame spent more than 80 years in the saddle.

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The Legend Lives On

Lane Frost would have turned 50 this year, but despite being gone for almost 25 years, he continues to influence the sport of bull riding and rodeo.

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The King of Western Swing

Bob Wills pioneered a new, toe-tapping sound.

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Branded: The Spade Ranch

The Spade Ranch embraces innovation and respects tradition.

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Denver's Buckhorn Exchange

Get served history alongside your steak!

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The Real McCoy

This entrepreneur started the cattle boom and put Abilene on the map.

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