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Black Bart in Butte County, Again

Black Bart’s first stagecoach robbery in Butte County, and his fifth overall, occurred on July 25, 1878. He held up of the Quincy-Oroville stage about a mile from Berry Creek. Although not noted in this newspaper report, this was the … Continue reading

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Black Bart in Butte County

On this date — June 21 — in 1879 the notorious stage robber Black Bart held up a stage coach near Forbestown in Butte County. It was his first robbery in the year 1879 and his ninth robbery since he … Continue reading

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Black Bart in Butte County

On July 25, 1878, the notorious outlaw “Black Bart” held up a stagecoach on the Oroville-Quincy Road. Twenty-eight stagecoach robberies are credited to Charles E. Boles (aka “Black Bart”) and this was his fifth. Boles had not had a great … Continue reading

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