Stories Out Of The Cowboy State That Will Chill You To The Bone
Sometimes you come across things that happened in your home state that really creep you out. This story is not for the faint-hearted. So if you have a problem with reading about shoes that were made out of another human body. You may want to hit the back button.
In the Late 1800's Rawlins Wyoming had a new governor who came all the way from New York. He began his career in medicine becoming a doctor in Vermont. However, he quickly became fascinated with politics when he moved to Rawlins and wanted to be the governor. It all sounds pretty normal, right?
Well, this is where his story takes a very interesting turn. When he was being inaugurated in as the governor, he wore a pair of shoes that were made from the skin of a criminal known by the name of Big Nose George. After he was executed for his crimes the soon to be governor had a pair of dress shoes made out of his skin.
If you ever want a closer look at these shoes they have them on display at the Carbon Country museum in Rawlins Wyoming.
This is the type of stuff that will make your skin crawl!