The story of William Thomas and the Overland Navigation Company is now another half-forgotten legend of the West.
Willie Woodhouse is a well-traveled Englishman who has journeyed to southeastern Kansas to taste the frontier life of a ranching friend near the Osage Catholic Mission.
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With no markets to go to, the longhorns stayed home during the rest of the war. But they were by no means idle.
The settlers of Texas were by no means behind their fellow Southerners in herding cattle. Well before the days of the Chisholm Trail, they were driving Texas Longhorns to market.
There seems to be a vague impression that the Chisholm Trail stands alone in history with no connection to other events. Nothing could be further from the truth!
What is the difference between tallgrass and shortgrass prairie? The names indicate that height is the distinguishing characteristic, but there is a little more to it than that.
The 100th meridian was why pioneers rushed across the country to stake claims on the coast instead of gradually pushing westward.
While changing the nature of Kansas was not really the goal of the railroad companies, they succeeded nevertheless.
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