Old Blood

Sassy: The Brown Palace Murders

October 02, 2023 Old Blood Season 3 Episode 46
Old Blood
Sassy: The Brown Palace Murders
Show Notes

It was nearly midnight in May 1911 when crowds left the theater and gathered at the Brown Palace Hotel barroom. Within minutes, shots rang out and patrons scrambled for cover, but two would not survive. What prompted such a brazen shooting in Denver’s most elegant hotel?


Faulkner, Debra. Ladies of the Brown: A Women’s History of Denver’s Most Elegant Hotel (Arcadia Publishing, 2017).

Kreck, Dick. Murder at the Brown Palace: A True Story of Seduction & Betrayal (Golden: Fulcrum Publishing, 2003).

The Rocky Mountain News

The Aspen-Democrat Times

The Avalanche Echo

Canon City Record

Music: Credits to David Fesilyan 

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