On April 22, 1889 a shot was fired and horses, wagons and trains roared into the region of central Oklahoma known as the Unassigned Lands. President Benjamin Harrison’s March 23, 1889 proclamation, opened the land, and people came from across the country to claim it. According to the Homestead Act of 1862, if a settler […]
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Old Boston: Wild As They Come will be here shortly… On November 16, 1886, four members of the Boston Town Company stopped on the Southeast Colorado plains to stake out and establish Boston, Colorado. Frontier newspaperman Sam Konkel joined the town company and promoted Boston as “The Utopian City of the Plains.” Built to catch […]