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The 15th annual Wild West History Association Roundup was a great success with some 141 members and guests in attendance plus seventeen vendors/exhibitors. From beginning to end there was plenty to do!

Fireside Stories

Real People – Real Places -Real History. See all episodes with accounts of the Old West as told by real historians. Plus our companion series, BUGS ON THE WINDSHIELD at youtube.com

Journal Indexes

Locate your favorite Journal or Saddlebag articles, or see what you have been missing. Our Journal and Saddlebag indexes display full years and selected months of content for your research and reading enjoyment.

Latest News & Updates

Saddlebag

The 15th annual Wild West History Association Roundup was a great success with some 141 members and guests in attendance plus seventeen vendors/exhibitors. From beginning to end there was plenty to do!

Fireside Stories

Real People-Real Places-Real History. See all episodes with accounts of the Old West as told by real historians. Plus our companion series, BUGS ON THE WINDSHIELD at youtube.com

Journal Indexes

Locate your favorite Journal or Saddlebag articles, or see what you have been missing. Our Journal and Saddlebag indexes display full years and selected months of content for your research and reading enjoyment.

Juanita Martinez – Mrs. Pat Garrett

A special contribution by William A. Mills

“She was born Juanita Martinez. About 1879, at the young age of nineteen, she was married to Patrick Floyd Jarvis Garrett (1850-1908), the man who later became the legendary sheriff who shot Billy the Kid in
July 1881…”

Fireside Stories

Real People – Real Places – Real History

See our most popular episode on Texas Ranger, Jack Hays, iconic Texas hero.