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Strange Country

Sometimes you need to have a glass of wine, cuppa whatever and listen to a good old weird story. Musical score Resting Place by A Cast of Thousands.

Jan 25, 2018

Hang onto your muffs! Or at least hide it on your leg so Cordelia Loomis can't get to it. Strange Country Episode 25 is all about the Loomis Gang, a family of horse thieves who stole horses and a bunch of other stuff in the mid-1800s near Cazenovia NY. Hey isn't that where Cazenovia Bagels is?

Cite Your Sources Man…

Thompson, W. Harold. Body, Boots & Britches. Dover Publications, New York. 1962

Loomis family- horse thieves, used the Erie canal to Albany and sell the horses to the Army. PA to Canada- their network. The Civil War was very profitable for the gang.

The Loomis Gang Brian Peter Falk documentary.