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Winnemucca in Humboldt County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch Bank Robbery

 
 
Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch Bank Robbery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 21, 2016
1. Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch Bank Robbery Marker
Inscription.
First National Bank
Robbed Sept. 1900 by
Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch
1969

 
Erected 1969.
 
Location. 40° 58.368′ N, 117° 44.039′ W. Marker is in Winnemucca, Nevada, in Humboldt County. Marker is at the intersection of West Fourth Street and South Bridge Street, on the right when traveling west on West Fourth Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 West Fourth Street, Winnemucca NV 89445, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Humboldt Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Winnemucca World War I American Legion Honor Roll (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winnemucca to the Sea Highway (about 500 feet away); California Trail - Trading Post (about 500 feet away); Historic Marker (about 500 feet away); Winneva Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Memorial Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named The Humboldt Canal (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Winnemucca.
 
Also see . . .  The Wild Bunch in Winnemucca - Nevada State Library and Archives. This has become the best known instance of fantasy
Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch Bank Robbery Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 21, 2016
2. Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch Bank Robbery Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here mounted to a low green concrete monument on the corner, just in front of the building that was formerly the First National Bank.
overtaking reality in Nevada. The story goes that Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, and several companions robbed the First National Bank in Winnemucca on September 19, 1900....
(Submitted on September 25, 2016.) 
 
Additional keywords. crime
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page was last revised on September 25, 2016.
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