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The Schoolmarm, Glendolene M. Kimmell

This post is a part of our series on Tom Horn – full collection of links at the bottom of the page. “The two men, being of the same character and same plane of living, of course they had trouble.” -Glendolene Myrtle Kimmell Glendolene Myrtle Kimmell had come to Wyoming to teach school early in […]

The Killing of Willie Nickell

This post is a part of our series on Tom Horn – full collection of links at the bottom of the page. “I Think the Intention Was To Get Me In Place Of The Boy”-Kels Nickell, Willie’s father. Kels Powers Nickell, Willie’s father, had come to Wyoming in the mid-1870s, as part of General George […]

“More Trouble Ahead”

This post is a part of our series on Tom Horn – full collection of links at the bottom of the page. Yet another man was to be executed in Brown’s Hole in 1900. Isam Dart was born in Texas 1855 and had arrived in Colorado in the 1870s or early 1880s. By one account, […]

Murder: “Acting for the general welfare”

This post is a part of our series on Tom Horn – full collection of links at the bottom of the page. An ominous killing in the northwestern Colorado Brown’s Hole region struck the area in mid-1900. Even more sinister was the plot that lay behind it. Two small cattlemen, Matt Rash and Isam Dart, […]

The Wilcox Train Robbery

This post is a part of our series on Tom Horn – full collection of links at the bottom of the page. Tom Horn was discharged from civilian service in the army (he had served with distinction in the Spanish-American War) in the early fall of 1898. A period of recuperation from the “Cuban fever” […]
















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