I Remember Stories My Grandfather Told About the Old West

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    Life In The Old West Part 3 Of 4

         Life in the "old west" was , in some ways very different from life now.   There are some areas where society has changed a great deal.  A good example is gambling.       Gambling was looked at as a man's...
    mewold mewold
    66-70, M
    7 Responses Apr 4, 2010

    On the Frontier

    Both sets of my grandparents lived on the frontier.  One set moved west in a covered wagon. My grandmother walked through an Indian camp to get to school.  One time grandpa and his brother were taking a wagon load of grain into town.  The horses spooked and ran...
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    3 Responses Feb 27, 2009

    Life In the "Old West" Part One

         My maternal grandfather's name was Jake.  He was almost ninety-five when he died and I was eighteen.  He had no teeth and he could eat anything, even corn on the cob.  I loved him and he had many stories to tell about his youth.  To start...
    mewold mewold
    66-70, M
    11 Responses Sep 13, 2009

    Stories My Granddad Told Me Pt Two of Four.

            My grandfather's farm was about ten miles from the town of Okeene Oklahoma.  This is a town of about eighteen-hundred people.  It started as a frontier village and never quite died out.  In the 1880's there was no town law...
    mewold mewold
    66-70, M
    3 Responses Sep 13, 2009
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