Butch Cassidy and gang, Fort Worth, Texas, 1900
Robert Leroy Parker, also known as Butch Cassidy, was one of the few outlaws of the Wild West who attained notoriety while still living. Cassidy may have had a relative in Fort Worth, prompting his visits. The folk-hero leader of the Fort Worth Five was known for bank and train robberies.
Legend has is that during late 1900 and early 1901 Butch Cassidy and his cohorts, including the Sundance Kid, roamed the streets of Hell’s Half Acre between robberies