The Remarkable Building In Kansas That’s Steeped In Gang History

Whether you’ve seen a bank robbery or not, you know they’re pretty tense events. This place in small town Kansas commemorates when two banks were simultaneously robbed at gunpoint. Have you heard the story or seen the museum about the craziest bank robbery in Kansas’ gang history? If not, now’s a great time to take a look.

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The Dalton Defenders Museum is located at 113 E 8th St., Coffeyville, KS, and the Perkins building is located at 807 Walnut, Coffeyville, KS.

If you love seeing old history of Kansas, you’ll love these vintage ads that are from around the state as well.