The Loomis Gang Legends & Lore Marker Dedication
The Morrisville Historic Preservation Commission will dedicate a new Legends & Lore roadside marker for the Loomis Gang on Saturday, July 20. The unveiling ceremony will begin at 11:45 a.m. in front of the historic Engine House in Morrisville, N.Y. The dedication will be followed by a presentation about the Engine House, as well as a tour. Street parking is available. There is a large parking lot next to the Engine House where parking will also be available.
The marker dedication coincides with Morrisville’s day-long bicentennial celebration. Activities begin at 11 a.m. and will include a barbecue, food trucks and bus tours of historic properties.
THE LOOMIS GANG
BURNED COURTHOUSE IN 1864
TO PREVENT THEIR TRIAL, BUT
FIRST CUT FIRE HOSES HERE.
NO CULPRIT FOUND. ONE OF
MANY TALES INVOLVING GANG.
NEW YORK FOLKLORE
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2019