Supporting our love of history since 2003:

“The prints I ordered were exceptional in quality. The envelope it was sent in was rigid and perfect for mailing. I am a 74 year old Vietnam veteran who has been doing photography since I was a young guy. I think your website is one of the best I have seen for services and variety. Thank you, Chris”

More Customer Feedback from Legends’ Photo Print Shop

Also See!

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

Did You Know?  

Bent's Fort Colorado by Kathy Weiser

Bent’s Fort, a non-military fort situated on the north bank of the Arkansas River in southeastern Colorado, was one of the most significant outposts on the Santa Fe Trail and as the principal outpost of American civilization on the southwestern Plains, it was instrumental in shaping the destiny of the area. Read about Bent’s Fort National Historic Site


Writing the Declaration of Independence, by Jean Ferris.

Writing the Declaration of Independence, by Jean Ferris.

The Founding Fathers penned the first couple of drafts of the Declaration of Independence on hemp paper since at the time at least 75 percent of all the world’s paper was made from cannabis hemp fiber.  Read United States Trivia, Fun Facts & Firsts


As Legends of America travels across the country, we love to visit ghost towns, gathering history and taking photographs. From Bodie, California to Bloom, Kansas; Ruby, Arizona to Arena, North Dakota, we hope you enjoy a virtual tour through the ghost towns of the American West.

Start your Adventure – Ghost Towns & Mining Camps Across America

Happy Birthday!


Featured Photo Galleries this month:

Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula

Quincy Smelter, Houghton, Michigan

Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula



South Dakota

South Dakota



From Legends’ General Store:

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

More Terms, Expanded Definitions + Reverse Lookup + More Pictures

New lower Price!

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, Y’all! 

Kathy and Dave on their wedding night at the Laguna Vista Saloon in Eagle Nest, NM. June 19, 2006.

Legends of America is comprised of just the two of us — Dave & Kathy, who have a love of history, travel, and a desire to share it with the world! We have several others who have contributed along the way and always welcome more.

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!!

Legends’ General Store and our Photo Print Shop are the primary means for providing the volumes of information to our readers at no cost. However, you can also show your support through our “Tip Jar“.

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  1. Hi,
    I must tell you, again, how very much I love your site. This month is esp. interesting, as they all are. But I get so engrossed in reading, I have to bring my mug of iced tea and a cookie and make myself to home at the computer desk. It’s hard to have to stop reading, for some necessary chores. But I do get back to the site right quick. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your wonderful history items. I’ve always been an early American History minded girl. Cant get enough. Looking forward to next read.
    Thank you for sharing your knowledge. Love and prayers, Julie

  2. I’ve been reading western novels by author Dusty Richards. I’ve really enjoyed his stories, the description of the landscape, and the characters in his books have been good reading ,but his novels seems hard to find in our local stores. Well, I guess that’s just apart of the anticipation of the next story of an author a person enjoy reading.

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