Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Come meet Tom O'Day and Bronco Nell and keep your horse in plain sight!

Tom O'Day
Experience the Wild West through the eyes of real life outlaws as Ray Maple and his wife, Jackie, portray the life and times of Tom O’Day and Bronco Nell, April 20, at 7 p.m. in the Wyoming State Museum Multi-Purpose Room. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Bronco Nell
Both O’Day and Nell are colorful characters in Wyoming history. O’Day, along with Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid and Kid Curry, were sometimes members of the infamous Hole in the Wall Gang, and participated in a number of famous robberies throughout the region.

Nell split time between running a freight company and stealing horses. Both O’Day and Nell served time in the Wyoming Territorial Prison for their crimes.

The Wyoming State Museum is located in the Barrett Building, 2301 Central Avenue in Cheyenne. For more information about this and other State Museum programs and exhibits, please call777-7021.

No comments:

Post a Comment