John Ford loosely adapted this movie from a hodge-podge of Texas lore about an uncle's years-long search for a niece who'd been abducted as a child during an 1836 Comanche raid. When Cynthia Ann…Continue
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I recently had the extreme pleasure of re-reading (for the third time) A.B. Guthrie's outstanding books on this fascinating period in our nation's history. There are four books in all, and best read…Continue
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In 1861 the US Secretary of War ordered the governor of California to raise an adequate militia to prevent Southern incursion into the south of the state, which was known to be sympathetic to the…Continue
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In reading some of Bob Boze Bell's posts on his new home of Cave Creek, I'm moved to tell him of my experiences as a boy. My dad was a pipeline contractor out of Phoenix (Arizona Welding Works on the corner of 2nd ave and Jackson). He started this business in 1915, sold it, then repurchased it in 1925 after a stint in the shipyards in Seattle during the war. I would often be with him in his 1935 Dodge pickup, with his welding tanks in the back. Every time we went thru Cave Creek, the…Continue
Posted on May 19, 2012 at 4:42pm — 3 Comments