Jane, A Woman's Determination and the Wild West Frontier by Michael R. King
Approx. 70,960 words.
Published on May 1, 2010.
Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west.
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Jane McKechnie Walton was murdered during Utah's pioneer day celebration in 1891. One hundred and eighteen years later, her case - solved. Emigrated from Scotland in 1850, she braved an ocean crossing, walked the American plains as a pioneer and conquered, "Hole in the Rock," where wagons and cattle were lowered 2,000 feet below. Fought Indians and drunken outlaws and settled the west.