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Dr. History's audio stories of the Old West. Stories of Cowboys, Indians, Mountain men, pioneers, the Oregon Trail, miners, cattle drives, stagecoach and bank robbers, the cavalry, outlaws and lawmen, some famous and some you have never heard of. From the Custer Battlefield to the Klondike to Indian battles to buried treasure and lost mines to the early explorers. I love telling true stories that shaped the old west.

Dr. History's Tales of the Old West Dr. Ken Turner

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Dr. History's audio stories of the Old West. Stories of Cowboys, Indians, Mountain men, pioneers, the Oregon Trail, miners, cattle drives, stagecoach and bank robbers, the cavalry, outlaws and lawmen, some famous and some you have never heard of. From the Custer Battlefield to the Klondike to Indian battles to buried treasure and lost mines to the early explorers. I love telling true stories that shaped the old west.

    Buffalo Bill in Paris

    Buffalo Bill in Paris

    Cody’s Wild West Show gave audiences real life experiences, Indian battles, horse races, buffalo hunts and rodeo events. In Europe he attracted huge crowds including royalty, Visitors could walk among Indians in their tipis, corrals of buffalo and horses and even visit with Cody and Annie Oakley.
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    • 19 min
    The Tres Piedras Legend

    The Tres Piedras Legend

    Pierre LaFarge, an ex French Priest, together with twelve other Frenchman, robbed a gold cache in Mexico. They also killed and robbed Mexican miners. The treasure was buried near Flag Springs, LaFarge and the Frenchman died or were killed, the treasure remains, maybe?
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    • 15 min
    Yellow Jacket Mine

    Yellow Jacket Mine

    The remoteness of the mine made it a huge challenge to deliver materials. Even with hard work and strong mules the mine was never very successful.
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    • 25 min
    Stage Station

    Stage Station

    John Martin’s well provided water for the relay station and travelers. Stage driver Jacoby raced for the safety of Martins Well trying to outrun the Indians and save himself and his passengers.
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    • 25 min
    Rattlesnake Dick

    Rattlesnake Dick

    A handsome, brilliant well dressed gentleman, he had lots of friends and was very good at robbing Wells Fargo stagecoaches. Like most in his career, two well placed bullets ended his career.
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    • 24 min
    Idaho Bill

    Idaho Bill

    He claimed to be friends with Buffalo Bill, Wild Bill, Pawnee Bill, Billy the Kid and others. A natural showman, he never let the truth get in the way of a good story.
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    • 22 min

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