History

The Legend of the Lost Dutchman Mine

There’s gold in them there hills — or is there? In the Superstition Mountains outside of Phoenix, people have died trying to find out.

Clever Warriors, Horrible Violence

From the 1539 Hernando de Soto expedition to the Battle of Bear Valley in 1918, the visually impressive and densely informative “The Indian Wars” takes the reader through the stories of resistance, the stories of conflicts between empires and within tribes, and the stories of conquest and survival.

Native Americans in the Civil War

In the midst of a war fought on land that once was theirs, over a nation that denied them citizenship, Native Americans found themselves faced with a dubious decision: Whose side should they be fighting for?

Haunted Hotels in the West

Stay at some of the most haunted hotels out West — if you dare.

Seward’s Alaska Purchase

What could have been the real-estate boondoggle of the century turned out to be a boon for the Old West …

Taste of the West

C&I charts the people, places, dishes, and gear that define Western eats. The tale of food in the West goes …

The Texas Antiques Show That Started it All

We look back at half a century of Round Top Antiques Week and how it began with one woman and …

Wild West Alaska

Alaska Day commemorates the 1867 transfer of the territory from Russia to the United States. These characters took the Wild West to the far north.