Unsolved mysteries of the Wild West

Treasure cabin -
In 1853, brothers James and Henry Wilson teamed up with a group of prospectors and went looking for gold around Jacksonville, Oregon. 

Treasure cabin -
They eventually built a cabin and dug a hole inside, where they hid the gold they found. Henry died and James escaped to California.

Treasure cabin -
Harper and a poet named Sam Simpson went looking for the cabin 15 years later. They found burned ruins with Henry's body inside.

Mysterious duel -
In 1876, physician S.E. Solly received some letters from Alfred Schlesinger, who was private secretary to Denver & Rio Grande Railroad founder William Jackson Palmer.

Bigfoot -
Bigfoot sightings date back a long time, including back in the Old West, with numerous newspapers reporting the existence of "giant wild men" and "wood apes."

Belle Starr's murderer -
The infamous American outlaw Belle Starr was fatally shot in 1889 in Oklahoma.

The disappearance of Albert and Henry Fountain - Army Lieutenant and attorney Albert Fountain is best known for being the trial lawyer for Billy the Kid (and losing his case).

Tom "Black Jack" Ketchum's loot -
Tom "Black Jack" Ketchum might not have killed the Fountains, but he did commit plenty of crimes, culminating with him being hanged in 1901.

What happened to Etta Place? -
Etta Place was the companion of two famous American outlaws. One of them was Butch Cassidy. 

What happened to Etta Place? -
And the other was Harry Longabaugh, better known as the Sundance Kid. 

The murders of madam May Prescott and her husband - In 1916, the bodies of madam May Prescott and her husband, Fred, were found at their home in Flagstaff, Arizona.

The disappearance of Pearl Hart -
The infamous Canadian-born Pearl Hart is one of the most famous female outlaws of the American Old West.

Catherine "Miss Kate" Arnold's ashes - Arnold worked at the Inn until she died in 1968. She requested her ashes to be placed in the wall of her room.

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