Monument of the First Train Robbery – Adair, IA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama
N 41° 29.872 W 094° 38.586
15T E 362855 N 4595330
Quick Description: This historical marker tells about Jesse James’ first train robbery in the west.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 6/14/2011 8:06:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMBQP7
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member muddawber
Views: 1

Long Description:
This historical marker tells about Jesse James’ first train robbery in the west. It is just inside Adair’s city park and has the following inscription on the stone:

“Site of the first train robbery in the west committed by the notorious Jesse James and his gang of outlaws, July 21, 1873.”

The marker has an etching of a steam engine above the inscription. The Adair City Park is on the east side of the main street going into town.
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