Links to Western History

Each of the following pages consists of hundreds of links!

  • 1st Annual Northern Nevada Living History Festival
  • 19th Century Colorado History from the Colorado State Archives
  • 19th Century History An incredible number of links on this site to all history.
  • African Cowboys One out of every three Cowboys in the Old West were African,Indian or Mexican
  • All About Buffalo
  • All About Cowboys
  • American West: IPL Ready Reference Collection
  • The American West - Frontier History An annotated directory of the best Internet resources on the history of the American West
  • America's West - Development & History
  • The American West: yet another listing of links to a wide range of topics about the West.
  • Association for Library Service to Children: Links to US History Pre-Colonial to 1865. An excellent site compiled by the Children and Technology Committee of the Lots of other sites for children too.
  • Books & Bookdealers:Old West
  • Buffalo Soldiers Life on the Western Frontier
  • A Chronology of US Historical Documents A fine page! And kept up-to-date with current historic events.
  • Connecting Students: Westward Expansion
  • Cowboys and Gunslingers Good Guys and Bad...
  • Cowboy Links Links to just every imaginable western site.
  • Culture, Art, Photos and Writings of the Old West
  • Davenport Public Library World and American History to the present.
  • Diaries, Memoirs and Letters
  • Early Western Americana information
  • Early West History
  • Emigrants and Trail Blazers
  • Events in the West From 1840 to 1850: A great PBS timeline.
  • Events: 1850 to 1860
  • Events: 1860 to 1870
  • Exploring the Wild West: The Best Western Sites on the Internet.
  • Following the Trails By auto, afoot, and treks by Wagon Train
  • Fountain Valley Schools: US History and Geography Making a New Nation
  • Frontier Days: Real and Imagined
  • Fur Trade in Utah. A comprehensive chronological history
  • General Information Page: The Prairie Traveler
  • Go West Young Man (and Young Woman)
  • Good Guys and Bad Guys ...and Gals too. From Jim Janke's Links to People
  • The Gosiute Indians encountered by mountain man Jedediah Smith along the trails in Utah.
  • Great Western Links
  • Historical Hookups: The Guidon Books' links to the Old West, Native Americans, The Civil War, and other Americana sites on the web.
  • Historical Studies and Archival Resources of American history sites on the Internet.
  • History Index Over 2500 links arranged alphabetically by name and subject.
  • The History/Social Studies Web Site for K-12 Teachers has links to every imaginable history subject, including one devoted to Native Americans and the Frontier West. It's worth your while.
  • Hitchhiker's Guide to American History A comprehensive listing of American History, including many sites pertaining to the West.
  • Horus' World Wide Web Links to History Resources: Not the usual historical items.
  • Images From The Past: Links and References around Northern Colorado
  • Index of Utah History Lessons was developed in part by the Utah Office of Education for the 100th Centennial of Utah Statehood, 1996.
  • Jim Janke's Old West Page Lots of links to everything Western!
  • Kansas Collection Links to Western History
  • Landmarks, Sites and Sightseeing Along the Trails West
  • Links to Western Sites
  • The Magnificent Seven - the Old West
  • Mapping the Trails
  • The Meeting of Frontiers A bilingual, multimedia English-Russian digital library that tells the story of the American exploration and settlement of the West, the parallel exploration and settlement of Siberia and the Russian Far East, and the meeting of the Russian-American frontier in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.
  • The Military Department of Dakota interpreted from the standpoint of the year 1875--also has links to military posts and forts, Indian issues
  • The Mountain Meadows Association Dedicated to the preservation of the memory of those who lost their lives in the Mountain Meadows Massacre and the preservation of all sites associated with the Baker-Fancher Wagon Train
  • Mountain Men
  • Museums of the Old West
  • Old West Kansas: One Room Schools
  • OldWest Once Upon a Time in the West
  • Old West History From Jim Janke's Pages
  • Old West History Resources
  • Old West History Links for Students Lots and lots of links! Many to the old west, Colorado history, Native Americans, and General US History, including lots of others!
  • The Old West Great links to Old West Sites: Outlaws, Lawmen, Ghost Towns, and other general old west links
  • The Old West Links Links to outlaws, gunfighters, shooting and quick draw organizations, artisans, music, living history and much more!
  • Old West Links Lots of links to California and overland trails, and also to Wintu and other Indigenous Peoples
  • Old West Towns and Forts
  • Old West Web Links
  • The Oregon Trail
  • Other Trails West
  • Overland Trail Home Page
  • The Overland Trail Route, Stations, History
  • People of Color on the Western Frontier A great site! Lots of links to The West, Civil War on the Frontier, Frontiersmen, Cowboys, Lawmen and Outlaws, Soldiers, Farmers, and much more.
  • Pioneer Life in Ohio includes Pioneer Food and Medicine.
  • Plains Indians
  • Pony Express Western Links These are great links--and a really good jumping off point for other western sites.
  • Renegades, Rebels, & Rogues From the Wild, Wild West's pages
  • Rochester Schools: Westward Expansion Websites
  • The School House Links: The West and Pioneers
  • Sightseeing Along the Overland Trail
  • Stagecoaches
  • Stage Coaches and Wagons Suite101: The Old West
  • Today in History
  • Trails to the Gold Rush
  • Traveling with the Transcontinental Railroad Articles from the newspaper that followed the Union Pacific into the West
  • Utah State History Hotlinks with links to western history.
  • WagonMaster's Old West Links
  • Welcome to the Wild, Wild West!
  • Western History Association Links to all kinds of Western Associations, Organizations, Institutes, etc.
  • Western Links
  • Western Museums From Jim Janke's Pages
  • Western Web Sites.
  • Western Web Sites From the Special Collections Librarian, Tom Jorsch at Oklahoma State University. Lots of links here!
  • The Wild West
  • The Wild, Wild, West's Links to many, many other western web sites.
  • Women of the West Also everyday life along the trail
  • The World Rushed In Settlement and expansion into the West.
  • Wyoming History Starting with evidence of more than 12,000 years of prehistoric occupation, Mountain Men, through the Oregon and Overland Trail period, to Statehood. Nice photos of historic sites.
  • Yahoo! Arts:Humanities:History:By Subject:U.S. History:19th Century:American West

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