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Wyatt Earp

Wyatt Earp: Brave, Courageous, And Bold

Any 1950’s kid who ever donned a cowboy hat and strapped on a six-shooter cap pistol remembers the theme song to The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. It was a TV show that ran (in glorious black and white) from 1955 to 1961. Starring the cool and handsome Hugh O’Brian, the series traced Earp’s […]

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Doc Holliday – Lethal Dentist Of The OK Corral

Despite an unending supply of myths connected with characters from the Old West, Wyatt Earp’s description of Doc Holliday is right on target. Doc was a gambler, vagabond, philosopher, and gunfighter. An educated man from a respected family, John Henry (Doc) Holliday graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery in 1872. “I found him […]

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Guns That Won The West: A History of Western Firearms

There are plenty of firearm manufacturers who’ve claimed to produce the guns that won the West. As long as there are Old West devotees, there will be debates about which gun actually should hold that coveted title. But the truth is there are no single firearms that officially tamed the western frontier. Just like there […]