James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok would have like Yankton


Jack McCall probably didn't feel the same way.


Wild Bill Hickok Jack McCall McCall's Trial The Verdict McCall Last Seen Hanging Around Yankton The "New" Old West



Jack "Crooked Nose" McCall shot Wild Bill Hickok on August 2nd, 1876 in Deadwood; Wild Bill died instantly. Seven months later, Jack McCall was seen hanging around Yankton for the last time.

There is a great deal of information on the internet about Wild Bill and even Jack. This website will provide you a first hand account of McCall's trial and subsequent punishment. The information provided here is from the actual Yankton newspaper, the Press & Dakotan's coverage of the events as they occurred more than 130 years ago.

You're about to explore a piece of the "Old West" when it was simply known as the West.

James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok's killer Jack McCall was hung in Yankton.

James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok

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