People of the West

Did they make the West – or did the West make then?

It took strong bodies powerful minds, and lots of willpower to thrive in this rugged country. Here are some of the stories we’ve found. Some of these folks are well known, others, not so much. They are all interesting, and had the fortitude to find their way out west.

Thomas Long ‘PegLeg’ Smith

Bill Williams

Shorty Harris


Bass Reeves: The Best Lawman in the old West

The People of Death Valley