• Real Westerner: Ben Higgins

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    With two new books in 2018, Texas state historian Bill O’Neal is burnishing an already epic frontier legacy.

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    From wild rides to lazy luxury, our correspondents head out for open-air adventures in Missouri’s hills and lakes, Oregon’s sandy beach, and Colorado’s Rocky Mountain splendor.

Cow Country Cooking

Photographer Kathy McCraine captures the life and food of chuck wagon cooks on a historic Arizona ranch.

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Book Shelf: Frederick Weygold

American painter, photographer, and ethnographer Frederick Weygold studied the life and culture of North American Indians, presenting his findings artistically and scientifically.

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Ansel Adams at the Manzanar Relocation Center

Not 10 miles from the famous western film location of Lone Pine, California, photographer Ansel Adams documented a very different chapter of western history at the Manzanar Japanese internment camp.

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On View: Ken Burns’ American Quilts

Who knew Ken Burns was so into quilts? The International Quilt Study Center & Museum did, and it’s exhibited a lot of fine examples of Americana from the famed filmmaker’s never-before-displayed private collection.

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25 Fests of the West

If you enjoy hitching your vacations to large cultural events, get out your calendar and get ready to mark down some of the greatest festivals and gatherings in the American West. We’ve got options in every state, so there are possibilities for family fun both near and far.

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James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok

From simple beginnings in Illinois, the legendary gunfighter, Army scout, lawman, and gambler would become a legend and folk hero synonymous with the Wild West.

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