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Death Alley and Jail


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Death Alley and Jail Walk the same path taken by the Daltons in 1892 as they attempted to rob two banks simultaneously. Markers show the location of the three Coffeyville citizens who were killed during the raid north of Isham Hardware - Lucius Baldwin, George Cubine and Charles Brown - with the fourth marker in the alley marking the location where Marshall Connelly was killed. Connelly Marker

Also in Death Alley you will see the old jail which has replicas of the Daltons as they were laid out following their death. Three of the Daltons were killed in the alley while the fourth died while attempting to flee Coffeyville. Look closely at the north brick wall in Death Alley to see bullet holes from the gun battle.


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