Butch Cassidy And His Wild Bunch Were Connected With Utah Sisters Josie And Ann Bassett
If the Beehive State’s Wild West history fascinates you, then you probably know all about Butch Cassidy and his Wild Bunch, and the time they spent hiding out in Southern Utah. Cassidy is an infamous outlaw, but you might not know about the two sisters who were involved with him and his cohorts for years. Have you heard of Ann and Josie Bassett?
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The Bassett Sisters were some of just a few people outside the Wild Bunch who really knew these men. Have you heard their stories before?
You can hike a trail that takes you through the territory where the Wild Bunch once roamed. Check out the Grand Wash trail.
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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