The Wild Bunch

The Wild Bunch (HMZAM)

Location: Fort Worth, TX 76102 Tarrant County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 45.206', W 97° 19.82'

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When professional photographer John Swartz snapped this famous photograph of five young men in 1901, he had no idea it would end up on a "wanted" poster. Swartz and his brothers, considered Fort Worth's premier photographers, were unaware that the dandily-dressed men were notorious outlaws. Pleased with his work, Swartz placed a copy of the photo in his studio window. It wasn't until a Pinkerton detective recognized one of the men in the photo that Swartz knew he had taken what was to become a legendary portrait of "the Wild Bunch." The five men were Harry Longbaugh (the Sundance Kid), Ben Kilpatrick, George Lee Roy Parker (Butch Cassidy), Will Carver and Harvey Logan. They had been in Fort Worth for two months, but by the time law enforcement issued the poster on May 15, 1901, the elusive gang had already moved on. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid were never captured.
Marker Number12
Year Placed2006
Placed ByHeritage Trails and Mollie L. and Garland M. Lasater, Jr
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 4:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 656414 N 3625186
Decimal Degrees32.75343333, -97.33033333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 45.206', W 97° 19.82'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 45' 12.36" N, 97° 19' 49.20" W
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Area Code(s)817, 682
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 609 Main St, Fort Worth TX 76102, US
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