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Lima Bank Robbery - Lima, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 42° 54.294 W 077° 36.659
18T E 286849 N 4753561
Quick Description: This famous whodoneit remains unsolved.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 2/3/2014 7:35:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMK2J7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 2

Long Description:

County of crime: Livingston County
Location of crime: Lima Bank, E. Main St. (now US 20), just W. of Buell Ave., Lima
Date of crime: February 6, 1915

Marker erected by the Lima Bicentennial Committee on December 4, 1976 and the bank safe mark the spot today. See gallery for safe photo, and the text of marker: LIMA BANK ROBBED
"This vault was in the "Bank of Lima" at the time of the first bank robbery in Livingston County. February 6, 1915"

Since you cannot copy/paste from Google books, I add this Photo and text

And this: "• The first bank robbery in Livingston County took place at the Bank of Lima on February 6, 1915. The safe is displayed in the Village on 5&20, just north of 15A" ~ Trailways to Treasures

And this reward posted in the local newspaper for information" The Lima Recorder; Thursday March 25, 1915

Date of crime: 2/6/1915

Public access allowed: yes

Fee required: no

Web site: [Web Link]

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