Wicked Prescott by Parker Anderson

By Parker Anderson

Swindlers, self belief males and outlaws�the mountain shadows and Ponderosa pines surrounding Prescott disguise their grim histories and crooked methods. The small hamlet grew to become mining city grew to become Arizona�s first capital in 1864, and with wealth and tool got here all sorts of vice and crime. One block west of the famed Whiskey Row, the roaring red-light district attracted women of straightforward advantage, who usually turned sufferers of crimes of ardour and coldblooded homicide. mythical criminal Fleming �Jim� Parker escaped from Yavapai County penal complex at the again of the sheriff�s stolen horse. livestock rustlers terrorized within sight ranches, whereas tavern brawls and liquor-fueled shootouts ruled newspaper headlines. greater than ten criminal hangings introduced criminals to justice. neighborhood writer Parker Anderson recounts those and extra depraved misdeeds from Prescott�s wild early days.

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