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A German immigrant to the Texas Frontier, Anna Martin grew up to be the first female bank president in the state — and possibly the country.
The biggest cattle operation on the planet, the Kidman Ranch might never have existed had a 13-year-old Sidney Kidman not run away from home in 1870.
He rode with Charles Russell and inspired “Lonesome Dove.” But E.C. “Teddy Blue” Abbott’s life dream was to write a true tale of life on the trail.
While Hollywood was making its first westerns, the Apaches who never surrendered continued to live free south of the border.
Once featured on Texas’ Most Endangered Places list by Preservation Texas and destined for demolition, the Magnolia Hotel has now been rescued.
After living in hospitals for most of his teen years, George Attla was an outsider in his home village until he turned to dog sled racing.
In a dusty Panhandle camp near Canyon, Texas, Plains Indians and white combatants clashed in two historically crucial battles, separated by a decade, at the same site.
Take a mountain man hundreds of miles from civilization, add a bear, subtract his gun, and what do you have? One epic tale of survival.
How Las Vegas went from frontier town to America’s playground.