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From: Janice Quick <>
Subject: [TX-COLLINCOGS] SAM BASS DAY, Allen TX, Sat, Feb 25, 10am-3pm
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 14:10:39 -0600

The Allen Heritage Guild is presenting a unique event this next Saturday which includes a reenactment of the first successful train robbery in Texas. They even have a short video on YouTube to promote it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOblajZjAkI.

Here are the details:

SAM BASS DAY, Feb 25, 2012, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The 1st successful Train Robbery in Texas occurred in Allen, TX, Feb. 22, 1878, by Sam Bass and his gang. Re-enactments throughout the afternoon (Noon, 1:30 & 2:30) by Allen High School students. Music of the era and author talk in the morning. Food and fun for the whole family. Historical art contest awards presented by "Ebenezer Allen" round out the day.


Allen Depot
100 E. Main
Allen, Texas


For more information, see http://allenheritage.org/

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