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Outlaws of the Pacific Northwest
Category: History: U.S.: Northwest
Author: Bill Gulick
Copyright/published Year: 2000 by Caxton Printers
Description: The bad men and women who roamed the Pacific Northwest in the
early days never have received the recognition of their
counterparts in other parts of the West, although their exploits
often exceeded those of better known outlaws. In Outlaws of the
Pacific Northwest, Bill Gulick rectifies that historical
* Chief Bigfoot was a renegade giant who allegedly roamed the
high desert of southern Idaho in the 1860s, bringing death and
destruction to the early settlers.
* Sheriff Henry Plummer's gang may have murdered more than 100
people in the Montana mining camps before outraged citizens gave
him a "suspended sentence" on his own gallows.
* Josephine Wolfe was a Walla Walla institution. When "Dutch
Jo's" house was quarantined, the mayor, police and fire chiefs,
two ministers and six merchants were marooned there for two
* Gunfighter Hank Vaughn cut a wide swath for years in eastern
Oregon. The last of the area's professional hellraisers died with
his boots on ... when his horse slipped on a new concrete
These are just a few of the colorful characters you'll meet in
Outlaws of the Pacific Northwest.
6x9, paperback,216 pages, photos, map.
This book is new.
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