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Wild Bill — Boar Hunter 1864

One of Col. Tom Sutton's favorite customers was "Wild Bill the Boar Hunter." He would load up with supplies at the frontier store and disappear into the woods for months at a time living off the land. He hunted wild boar for their tusks from which he made and sold Indian jewelry. It was said that the muzzle-loader he used was over seven feet long. He always purchased his powder, shot, caps and sheets of wadding from Mister Tom. He would regale Mr. Sutton and his customers with his experiences of life in the forests. One cold February morning in 1866 he went into the woods on a hunting trip — and never returned.

Wild Boar Hunt

Wild Boar Hunt.

Wild Bill — Boar Hunter 1864
Wild Bill - Boar Hunter.
Original artifact on permanent display at Suttons Corner Frontier Country Store Musuem.

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