The Western Trail

American cattle drives loom large in our imagination, but in reality they only lasted a short time in our history. The Chisolm Trail is iconic Americana and often what people think of when they envision an old west cattle drive. However, the lesser known Western...

The Lewis and Clark Trail Museum

Busy with the demands and struggles of everyday life, it was hard to realize the things one used on a daily basis would someday be historical treasures....

History of the Western Saddle

A good saddle would often cost a month or two of wages. This was money well spent; a well-made saddle would serve its owner well for thirty years or more. A good saddle and a considerate rider could travel 70 miles a day and still...