Scholar John W. Davis will explore the murder trial that followed the July 18, 1901 killing of a 14 year-old boy, Willie Nickell at “The Trial of Tom Horn” 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 19 at the Cody Library.
Mr. Davis is the author of five books about Wyoming history, including Wyoming Range War, the Infamous Invasion of Johnson County, which was given the 2010 history award by the Wyoming Historical Society, and The Trial of Tom Horn, published by the University of Oklahoma Press in March 2016. The Library has copies of all his books.
The Trial of Tom Horn is presented by the Wyoming Humanities Council as part of its ThinkWY Road Scholars Tours program. The Wyoming Humanities Council provides public humanities-based programs in partnership with local organizations and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities with additional support from private donors and the Wyoming Legislature.