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Uintah County Heritage Museum features displays of individuals and groups of people, who for many reasons traveled into the Uinta Basin and some decided to stay. It is a story of strength and change. Come in and explore the journey of the men and women who made this high mountain desert their home. We share stories of outlaws and lawmen, the Utes (some of who were forced to live here), entrepreneurs who chose to come and build a community that has prospered, those who found financial success by tapping into the basin's natural resources, and the ranchers and homesteaders who divided up the land.
After the Civil War the Indian Wars would last more than three decades, permanently altering the physical...
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the author of Ghost Soldiers comes a magnificent history of the American conquest of the West—"a story full of authority and color, truth and prophecy" (The New York Times Book Review).
In the summer of 1846, the Army of the West marched through Santa Fe, en route to invade and occupy the Western territories claimed by Mexico. Fueled by the new ideology of
14) Buffalo girls
I am the Wild West, no show about it. I was one of the people who kept it wild.
Larry McMurtry returns to the territory of his Pulitzer Prize–winning masterwork, Lonesome Dove, to sing the song of Calamity Jane's last ride. In a letter to her daughter...
17) Lost pueblo
19) Treasures of the Old West: paintings and sculpture from the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art
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