By Lori Taylor
P. C. Museum Curator 

Phillips County Museum News for Wednesday, November 10, 2021


November 10, 2021

An “Unsolved Murder / Disappearance” of Abe Gill was on our minds this week. This mystery involves some well-known Phillips County names such as the Coburn Ranch and Kid Curry.

The story involves land disputes, water rights, and women! Background of the story varies with which author you read but here is my condensed version!

It begins with Dan Tressler and his wife Lucy and six children. For what ever reason Lucy seems to have taken up with Johnny Curry and Dan decided to sell his holdings in the Little Rockies and move to Harlem with the children. Dan Tressler sold his ranch to John...

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