American Experience: Billy the Kid Documentary Official webpage for the PBS documentary on the true life of Billy the Kid and what made him an icon of the Old West. Includes interviews with some of the best historians on the subject. Website has available the full-length download of the documentary, as well as the transcript.
Heith's Billy the Kid web site A brief history of Billy the Kid with a great photo collection
Billy the Kid: Outlaw Legend On Billy the Kid, the Regulators, and the much debated Brushy Bill Roberts, includes a discussion board.
The Guns of Billy the Kid The official website on the DVD documentary, by Tim Evans of Varmint Media (the producer of Billy the Kid Unmasked), exploring the actual guns used by Billy the Kid.
the Kid A song by Frank Fara dedicated to Billy the Kid on his new
CD "Songs of the Untamed West." If you enjoy Old West history and classic country
music, this will be of your interest.
Billy the Kid tourist information websites:
Billy the Kid Territory From the New Mexico: Land of Enchantment website; historical and tourist information on Billy the Kid and the Lincoln County War. If you plan to visit New Mexico to see Billy's old haunts, this site is worth your while.
Billy the Kid National Scenic Byway Take the road to Billy the Kid tourist attractions in Lincoln County.
The Hubbard Museum Western heritage museum on Billy the Kid, the Lincoln County War, the Southwest Indians and Hispanic culture, and also paying tribute to that noble animal of the West: the horse. Located in Ruidoso.
The Official Ruidoso Website Provides visitors information on Ruidoso and the surrounding area of Lincoln County, New Mexico.
The Fort Stanton Website
Located near Lincoln, this historical fort has it's ties to Billy the Kid,
the Lincoln County War, Kit Carson, and more.
Wortley Hotel Information about the historical operating hotel/restaurant in Old Town Lincoln
Billy the Kid Casino Located at the Ruidoso Downs race track; nothing too informative pertaining to Billy the Kid other than track, casino, and some tourist info.
Billy the Kid Museum in Fort Sumner This website has information on the museum's attractions, how to get there, and contact information.
Fort Sumner Chamber of Commerce Has some info on Fort Sumner, listings and contacts of museums and sights to see.
SouthernNewMexico.com features New Mexico travel, tourism, and community information. It is your guide to New Mexico's attractions, businesses, communities, destinations, events, real estate and history.
Enjoy New Mexico
"The Land of Enchantment" -A tourist guide website loaded with info on
everything to do and see in New Mexico.
Tombstone If you love the movie Tombstone with Kurt Russell as Wyatt Earp, you'll enjoy this site.
Wyoming Tales & Trails: The Johnson County War Violence and corruption in Johnson County, Wyoming. It's the cattle barons vs. small ranchers.
Mountain Men and the Fur Trade A great site on those forgotten heroes of American history.
The Alamo Everything you wanted to know about the Alamo from the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
Klondike: Gold Rush National Historic Park A great website on the history of the Klondike gold rush and tourist information.
More of my personal favorite on the Old West:
Bad Hombres On outlaws and lawmen -Billy the Kid included!
Chronicle of the Old West The Official website of the publication and radio show - check out the radio archives for interviews with historian and Billy the Kid expert, Drew Gomber.
The Gunfighter Zone The primary site on Cowboy Action Shooting and Gunfighters of the West. Includes several discussion boards and voting polls.
Women of the West List of links on famous women in American history.
History's Heroes A website dedicated to those who took a stand against the system; includes Billy the Kid, Crazy Horse, William Wallace, and more, this site also includes a discussion board.
True West Celebrating the American West, the True West magazine's official website.
Legends of America: A Travel Site for the Nostalgic & Historic Minded Ghost Towners! History Buffs! Travelers! Mountaineers! Treasure Hunters! Ghost Hunters! You're gonna love this site!
Wild West History Association "A love of the history and lore of the Wild West is something people around the world share. WWHA gives us the opportunity to learn, to share what we know, and to enjoy the fellowship of others with similar interests."
Great web sites on cowboys of the B-western movies:
Teddy Blue's Bunkhouse A variety of information on Western entertainment, such as Western movies, Old West reenactments, and cowboy history.
Cowboy Pal A website on the old silver screen cowboys, with audio and video footage.
Old Corral The actors, actresses, stunt-people and trick horses of B-western
Horse Fame On famous movie horses, both past and present.
The Long Rider's Guild The world's first International Association of Equestrian Explorers and the largest repository of equestrian travel knowledge in human history. Includes an interesting web page on the controversial figure, Frank Hopkins, from the Disney movie Hidalgo.