Lone Hand Western - Old West History

Old West History

Old West History - A history of the old west.

Old West History offers a series of articles about the old west.  Pioneer life, the fur trade, cowboys, settlers and many other topics will be covered.  The purpose is to research every day life as it relates to westward expansion and to honor the people of the period.

Old West History

Chuckwagon Central Chuck Wagon Central
This segment covers the history of the chuck wagon as well as the history of the  cattle drives and the life of the old west cowboy.  Old west clothing as it relates to the cowboy is also covered.
The Pioneers
This segment covers westward expansion as it pertains to the pioneers and settlers.  All aspects of pioneer life will be covered in future articles.
The Fur Trade
This segment covers a year in the life of a trapper including the process of trapping beaver, the clothing, accoutrements and the annual Rendezvous.