The Story of A Feud – The Mitchell / Truitt Feud and The Hanging of Cooney Mitchell
The public is invited to the Bridge Street History Center’s gallery premier of “The Story of a Feud” – a dramatic tale about the 1876 hanging of Nelson “Cooney” Mitchell. At 6:30 p.m. Thursday, there will be a video presentation at the Langdon Center Concert Hall at 308 E. Bridge St.…
GRANBURY or GRANBERRY : What’s In A Name?
GRANBURY or GRANBERRY: “What’s in a Name?” By Bob Kent May 17, 2014 “It’s a damn poor mind that can think of only one way to spell a word”i The City of Granbury is […]
The Nelson “Cooney” Mitchell Story
The Bridge Street History is working on a presentation detailing the story of the 1876 hanging of Nelson “Cooney” Mitchell and the subsequent events surrounding his son Bill Mitchell. The story is a classic old west tale involving a feud between the Truitt’s and Mitchell’s, roadside ambush and murder, the trial and hanging, and a […]
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