Aug. 1, 2022

S6 Ep251: Wild Women: Sally Six-Shooter

S6 Ep251: Wild Women: Sally Six-Shooter

In this series we’ll step back in history to learn about some of the history’s first female outlaws. In this episode I’ll tell you about Sally Skull, ranch owner, horse trader, fandango dancer, and gunslinger. Some say Sally’s quick temper - and even quicker hand with a gun - was responsible for the mysterious disappearances of two of her five husbands. 

“The legendary Sally Skull was a gun-slinging, foul-mouthed Texas horse trader”, Allison Ehrlich for the Corpus Christi Caller Times, March 17, 2022.

“Two Sixshooters and a Sunbonnet”, Dan Kilgore for Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, Legendary Ladies of Texas.

Scull, Sarah Jane Newman (Sally) (1817 - unknown), Texas State Historical Association.

“Sally Skull - The Scariest Siren in Texas”, Maggie Van Ostrand for Legends of America.

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Music: Slow Western Intro by Brian Holtz Music
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