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You Guessed It!


Last updated 7/21/2021 at 9:20am

Karin Hill

Did you guess what this was? This month's feature zoomed in on the skeleton doll inside the Hoosegow in Olde Town Fountain. Located on Walnut Street near the library, this old-time jail housed criminals in the late 1800s. Some of the more common occupants were desperadoes - cowboys who failed to check their guns with the town marshal and instead shot out street lights and lights on train engines as a form of protest.

Look for the next "You Guessed It!" on Aug. 4 and every first Wednesday of the month.


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