A Well-watered Area Jim Bridger had seen the handwriting on the wall. Between the early 1820s and late 1830s, fur brigades had moved from watershed to watershed, stripping creeks of […]
Buffalo Bill Museum
Our Buffalo Bill Museum is our flagship and has rich stories to tell not only about William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody's own personal history as a western man, scout, actor, showman, and entrepreneur, but also of the times in which he lived, his legacy, and the myth of the West. This blog shares Points West articles about or related to Buffalo Bill.
Originally published in Points West magazineSummer 2019 Georgian horsemen in the Wild West show By Irakli Makharadze Translated from Georgian by Salome and Nino Makharadze In 1905, American journalist and […]
Shortly after I started at the McCracken Research Library, our Director, Mary Robinson, came into my office one day. “Do you want to go to lunch?’ “Huh?” I usually just […]
Originally published in Points West magazineFall 2011 From Buffalo, New York, to Cody, Wyoming: The Story of Bronson Rumsey and His Business Records By Jeremy Johnston On January 29, 1904, […]
When Bill Hayes was thirteen years old, he spent several days at a mine in the Bighorn Mountains. Some cousins had invited Bill, his Dad, and his brother up. They […]
Originally published in Points West magazineSpring 2016 Finding Frank By Jennifer R. Henneman In a previous Points West Online article, readers took great delight in Mike Parker’s story about the […]