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“Both orders arrived and are exceptional. No issues with the site, very easy to navigate. Great experience!” – Lou

More Customer Feedback from Legends’ Photo Print Shop

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DVD’s, Books, Medicine Bags and much more at our General Store!

Pic Fave of the Moment

View of St Augustine from Castillo De San Marcos

View of St Augustine from Castillo De San Marcos. Photo by Dave Alexander, 2017. Click for prints & products.

Did You Know?  

  • The Spanish and Portuguese brought African slaves to the Caribbean and Central America to replace Native Americans in the gold mines in 1503.
  • In 1581 the Spanish imported enslaved Africans to St. Augustine.
  • In 1651, Rhode Island declares an enslaved person must be freed after 10 years of service.
  • In 1750, Georgia became the last of the British North American colonies to legalize slavery.

See more on our Chronology of Slavery in the United States


From our 2017 Gulf Coast Adventure – Staying a few days in Lake Charles, LA, we learned that the city has the 2nd largest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States. So we paid a visit to the Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu and talked to Docent and Curator David Faulk.

For more information on the museum, visit their official website

See our article on the History of Mardi Gras

Happy Birthday!



Featured Photo Galleries this month:

From Legends’ General Store:

Frontier Slang, Lingo & Phrases Book by Kathy Weiser-Alexander

More Terms, Expanded Definitions + Reverse Lookup + More Pictures

If you love Route 66, enjoy coloring, and like to share with others, this book is for you! The Route 66 Postcard Coloring Book contains 20 postcards of various places along America’s Mother Road, each ready for your own artistic touch. Made in Missouri, U.S.A.  For more information, visit Legends’ General Store.

Hey, Ya’ll! 

Dave and Kathy in Tombstone

Dave and Kathy during their visit to Tombstone, AZ in 2007

Lots of folks think Legends of America is a big corporation with dozens of employees — because we’ve been around so long & provide thousands of web pages — Nope, we’re not.

Legends is actually comprised of just two of us — Dave & Kathy, who have a love of history, travel, and a desire to share it with the world!

Though we are a small Mom & Pop “shop”, we have decades of customer service & business experience between the two us — in both large and small organizations. With an entrepreneurial dream, we launched Legends of America in 2003.

We are Midwest born and bred with great values. You’ll find, with just an email, phone call, or order, that our customer service is Over the Top!!

The Legends General Store and our Photo Shop are the means for providing the volumes of information to our readers at no cost.

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  1. Dear Dave & Kathy, I enjoy your site so much and eagerly look for each issue. I really enjoyed your article on “The Medicine Wheel”. I have been to the wheel but it has been more 20 years ago. The picture you posted prompted a question, has there been restoration to this site? It seems to me there are more stones in the spokes than I remember. Thanks for the time, keep up the great work!

    1. Thanks for the kind words Ed, and thanks for being a newsletter subscriber! I believe there has been some restoration to the Big Horn Medicine Wheel, but don’t have the facts in front of us so can’t say for sure.

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