By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies as provided in our policy.

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 7:54:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMBQP4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 2

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.”

There is 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.
Date of crime: 7/21/1873

Public access allowed: yes

Fee required: no

Web site: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
To post a visit log for waymarks in this category, you must have personally visited the waymark location. When logging your visit, please provide a note describing your visit experience, along with any additional information about the waymark or the surrounding area that you think others may find interesting.

We especially encourage you to include any pictures that you took during your visit to the waymark.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Trails.com Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Infamous Crime Scenes
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
There are no logs for this waymark yet.