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1. 150 Places to Celebrate Kansas's 150th Birthday 150 Places to Celebrate Kansas's 150th Birthday March 2011 Follow the author as he explores different historic places in Kansas. "After a fight over free-or slave-state status (thus another moniker, "Bleeding Kansas"), the free-state Wyandotte Constitution was...

2. Best of the West Best of the West October, 2005 Annual "best of" survey of people, places and things in the western United States, including the best saloons, historic sites, clothing manufacturers, etc.

3. Best of the West Best of the West October, 2004 Annual "best of" survey of people, places and things in the western United States, including the best saloons, historic sites, clothing manufacturers, etc.

4. Down on Lewis and Clark Down on Lewis and Clark January/February, 2005 Brief article comparing the author's deep interest in the Border Wars of Kansas and Missouri to the widely publicized bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, which the author finds less interesting...

5. Fear & Loathing on the Polygamy Trail Fear & Loathing on the Polygamy Trail December 1, 2006 Brief article recounting a road trip undertaken by the author along the "Polygamy Trail," from Las Vegas, Nevada to Colorado City, Utah, an area known for its historical connections to the Church of Latter...

6. Following Jesse James Following Jesse James October, 2004 Article describes a series of geographic locations associated with the life and death of Jesse James. Landmarks in Independence, Liberty, St. Joseph, and Kearney, Missouri are among the subjects of the...

7. Friends of the James Farm Bash Friends of the James Farm Bash June 2011 Boggs relates his experience at the Friends of the James Farm Reunion held in June at the farm in Kearney, Missouri. Descendants of the James brothers, Frank and Jesse, and other family and visitors meet...

8. Moving Along the Santa Fe Trail Moving Along the Santa Fe Trail February/March 2003 Article describes highlights along the historic Santa Fe Trail for contemporary travelers. Historical tourist destinations mentioned include the Mahaffie Farmstead in Olathe, Kansas, the Tallgrass Prairie...

9. On the Trail of the Dalton Gang On the Trail of the Dalton Gang October 2011 The author, Johnny Boggs, references several motion pictures produced about the Dalton gang and each one's various endings. Boggs sets out "to learn what really happened" and takes the reader on a journey...

10. The Great Northfield Raid The Great Northfield Raid October 1, 2006 Article describing the failed attempt of Jesse and Frank James, the Younger Brothers, and others to rob the First National Bank of Northfield, Minnesota, on September 7, 1876. The town celebrates the bank's...

11. The Pony Rides Again, 150 Years Later The Pony Rides Again, 150 Years Later March 2010 Article retraces the original route from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Pony Express. The first rider left St. Joseph on April 3, 1860. Delivering...

12. The Reel, Not Real, Jesse James in Film The Reel, Not Real, Jesse James in Film April 2007 Analysis of various portrayals of Jesse James in movies, the earliest being "The James Boys in Missouri" (Essanay Film Company, 1908), and the best (although James is not a protagonist) being named as...

13. Where's the Beef: Kansas Cow Towns Where's the Beef: Kansas Cow Towns Article describes historic cattle towns and forts in Kansas. Towns profiled are Caldwell, Wichita, Newton, Abilene, Ellsworth, and Dodge City.