Chaptering The Southwest

The Old Southwest Texas The Fort Worth Stockyards is a historic district that is located in Fort Worth, Texas, north of the central business district. They are a former livestock market which operated under various owners from 1866. Following the Old Santa Fe Trail to Santa Fe,  the capital of New Mexico. is the oldest capital city…

The Indian Museum of North America

The Indian Museum of North America is home to an extraordinary collection of art and artifacts reflecting the diverse histories and cultures of the American Indian people. The museum, designed to complement the story being told in stone on the mountain, speaks eloquently to present and future generations about American Indian life. (Crazy Horse Memorial)

Crazy Horse Memorial

The Crazy Horse Memorial is a mountain monument complex that is under construction on privately held land in the Black Hills, in Custer County, South Dakota. It depicts Crazy Horse, an Oglala Lakota warrior, riding a horse and pointing into the distance. The memorial was commissioned by Henry Standing Bear, a Lakota elder, to be sculpted by Korczak Ziolkowski. It is operated by the Crazy Horse Memorial…

The Black Hills

The Black Hills  are a small, isolated mountain range in western South Dakota. The highest peak is Harney Peak, which rises to 7,244 feet. The name “Black Hills” is because of their dark appearance from a distance, as they were covered in trees. Native Americans have a long history in the Black Hills. After conquering the Cheyenne in 1776, the Lakota took over the territory of the…