Month: May 2023

Arizona History: Cochise, celebrated leader of the Chokonen band of Chiricahua Apaches of present day Arizona.

May 29, 2023 By Dennis Robbins

Cochise was a prominent leader of the Chiricahua band of Apache Indians during the mid-19th century. He played a crucial role in the resistance against American expansion into the traditional Apache lands in southern Arizona and northern Mexico. Cochise’s leadership, tactical prowess, and determination made him a revered figure among his people and a formidable […]

Outlaws of the Old West … The Dalton Gang.

May 26, 2023 By Dennis Robbins

The Dalton Gang: Challenging the Romanticized Narrative of Old West Outlaws. The Old West is often romanticized for its tales of legendary outlaws who roamed the frontier, their exploits capturing the imagination of many. One such notorious gang was the Dalton Gang, comprising brothers Bob, Emmett, and Grat Dalton, along with their associates. While their […]

Lawmen of the Old West – Jim Roberts of Arizona

May 26, 2023 By Dennis Robbins

There is no shortage of written records regarding the Lawmen of the Old West. This Wikipedia page has quite a collection of everyone from John Hicks Adams to Jefferson “Keno” Wilson. Legends of America also has an extensive summary Old West Lawmen … well worth taking the time to review. During the 70 years or so of the […]