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Notorious Jefferson County: Frontier Murder & Mayhem (Murder & Mayhem)

3.73  ·  Rating Details  ·  11 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Before the Colorado Territory, this land was Jefferson Territory. Made up mostly of ranching and farming communities, early Jefferson County was the kind of place where only the stouthearted and downright crazy could survive. And with any settlement comes violence. It's true that Hollywood has embellished the history of the Wild West, but that doesn't mean it wasn't truly ...more
Paperback, 126 pages
Published September 27th 2010 by History Press (SC)
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Todd Salzer
May 16, 2012 Todd Salzer rated it really liked it
I picked this up at Costco on a shopping spree (as if Costco is anything but a spree, but I digress). I initially was interested in reading about a murder that took place on North Table Mountain. I run up there on occasion and get the chills at an intersection of two of the road/trails they have on top. I talked with my wife about this after she ran up there the first time and she was really spooked as well. She felt as if there was someone around, but she was all alone. So I was disappointed to ...more
Nov 28, 2014 Janice rated it really liked it
Well researched and interesting account of the history of crooks of the 1800's and early 1900's of the county I live in, a good read...
Aug 16, 2011 Jill rated it really liked it
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Great read! loved reading about stuff that happened around the area I live and work. writing was good too, not like some other books like this i've read.
Michelle Gardner
Jun 27, 2012 Michelle Gardner rated it liked it
I enjoyed the tales/stories however, the book reads like a newspaper article.
Feb 03, 2011 Sunrunner rated it it was amazing
This was a fun, quick read about local history.
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