Author: Norwester Fan Club

Actor Kim Darby is making an appearance at our Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting on July 9th.   We are so pleased of this talented artist and generous woman is making her way here to help us commemorate our museum tour.  She is a living legacy...

Worn in three films total, "Big Jake," "The Cowboys" and "The Train Robbers," this hat then spent years in John Wayne's personal collection. It eventually sold for a whopping $119,500. Click here for more items....

The Vietnam war film was panned by the critics but still made $21 million at the box office. In the 2011 the military beret worn on screen by Wayne as Colonel Mike Kirby, sold for a record $179,250. Click here for more items....

Wayne's son Ethan said that the People Choice Award granted to The Duke in 1976 was his most treasured of all his awards because it was voted for by the fans themselves. It was sold from the actor's personal collection in 2011 for $56,762. Click here...

 "True Grit" eye patch  The classic 1969 Western earned Wayne his only Academy Award for Best Actor, in his acceptance speech Wayne remarked, "Wow! If I'd known that, I'd have put that patch on 35 years earlier.” Forty-two years after the movie the screen worn eye...