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Butch Cassidy’s Grave Might Be In Nevada

The story that Butch Cassidy spent his last days in Nevada has been around a long time, long enough that a dirt road near Johnnie is named Butch Cassidy Pass. So how did that tale get started? “It’s very difficult … Continue reading

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Stories of Butch Cassidy and Ann Bassett in Leeds, UT

The following is taken from the book “Leeds; Historical Events in Little Pieces” by Wilma Cox Beale. Ann Willis A friend of mine, Dorothy Spendlove, from Hurricane, Utah, asked me if I knew where Ann Willis was buried. She said … Continue reading

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Bassett Family Cemetery

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The Autobiography of “Queen” Ann Bassett

“Queen Ann” of Brown’s Park The autobiography of ANN BASSETT WILLIS From Colorado Magazine, Vol. 29, No. 2 (April 1952): 81-98. Ann Bassett (May 12, 1878 – May 8, 1956), also known as Queen Ann Bassett, was a prominent female … Continue reading

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A Personal Interview With Josie Bassett

A PERSONAL INTERVIEW WITH JOSIE BASSETT By Kerry Ross Boren In 1960, just before leaving for a two year study of the motion picture business in California. I was living in Daggett County, Utah, writing articles on western history for … Continue reading

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Butch Cassidy’s Return

According to the generally accepted story, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid died in a hail of gunfire after robbing a bank in Bolivia, South America; they were buried there. The fact is, though, that there are numerous accounts of … Continue reading

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Cowboy Joe – The Last of the Wild Bunch

Cowboy Joe – The Last of the Wild Bunch by Kerry Ross Boren While thumbing through the Letters to the Editor section of my Fall 1992 issue of Old West magazine I was surprised to discover reference from a reader … Continue reading

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