21 September 2015

On This Day: Horse thief found in Gap


A horse thief was found hiding in Gap On This Day in 1880. Vincent Cox, of Chester County, was found hiding in a cave much like the old Gap gang. Gap is located in Lancaster County, just over the Chester-Lancaster line.

Source

Lancaster Daily Intelligencer. (Lancaster, PA), 21 September 1880. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.  

 

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© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.