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    The Pony Express was created on this day in 1860 - and lasted only about a year.

    1865: Richmond is captured.

    1882: Jesse James is shot dead.

    1936: Bruno Richard Hauptmann is executed for the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby.

    All in all, a pretty big day.
    "Today, [the American voter] chooses his rulers as he buys bootleg whiskey, never knowing precisely what he is getting, only certain that it is not what it pretends to be." - H.L. Mencken
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    Jesse James used to hang out in Oklahoma.
    Wild West History in Oklahoma
    On the outskirts of the Sans Bois Mountains
    community of Wilburton, Oklahoma, Robbers
    Cave State Park preserves some of the most
    beautiful scenery in the South.

    The park takes its name from Robbers Cave,
    an unusual triangular opening in the side of
    a scenic rock bluff. According to legend, the
    cave and its surrounding bluffs, ravines and
    rock formations was a hideout for notorious
    Old West outlaws Jesse James and Belle
    Starr.

    The truth behind the legend is difficult to
    reveal. It is known that Belle Starr lived for a
    time in a rough frontier cabin about 20 miles
    north of the park, while Jesse James was
    involved in several robberies in nearby
    Arkansas. They definitely could have spent
    time hiding in the Robbers Cave area.

    The legends are lingering reminders of the
    terror inflicted on the inhabitants of the Indian
    Territory (today's Oklahoma) by outlaw gangs
    during the years after the Civil War. Although
    the scenery differs from many Hollywood
    depictions, this was the real "True Grit"
    territory of "Hanging Judge" Isaac C. Parker
    and the Deputy Marshals of Fort Smith.
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    http://www.exploresouthernhistory.co...bberscave.html
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