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Sundance Kid

Born: c. 1867, Mont Clare, Pennsylvania
Died: November 6, 1908 (age 41?), outside San Vicente, Bolivia

Harry Alonzo Longabaugh, sometimes spelled Longbaugh, also known as The Sundance Kid, was an outlaw and member of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch, in the American Old West.

What do you know about Sundance Kid/Harry Longabaugh? Try this US Old West History Made Easy Quiz. "Check Your Answers" at the end of the page.

Trivia powered by Prof. Walter1. In 1887, Harry Longabaugh was convicted of horse theft and sentenced to 18 months. Where was he in jail?

  • Sundance, Wyoming
  • Cassidy, Utah
  • Phoenix, Arizona

2. Who was the other "Kid" in the Wild Bunch?

  • Kid Curry
  • Angel Kid
  • Johnny Kid

3. Longabaugh did participate in a shootout with lawmen who trailed a gang led by George Curry to the Hole-in-the-Wall hideout in Wyoming and was thought to have wounded two lawmen in that shootout. With that exception, though, his verified involvement in shootouts is unknown.

  • Fact or Myth?

4. What was the name of the hide out?

  • River of No Return
  • Glenwood Falls
  • Hole-in-the-Wall

5. Pinkerton detectives hounded the gang for a couple of years. Who led the Pinkerton's after Butch and Sundance?

  • Charlie Siringo
  • Tom Horn
  • Tom Mix

6. Who was Sundance's girlfriend?

  • Annie Place
  • Ethel Place
  • Etta Place

7. Sundance sailed with his "wife" and Butch aboard a British ship for Buenos Aires, Argentina.  What is the name of the ship?

  • Herminius
  • Loyal Cruise
  • Manfred

8. On November 3, 1908, near San Vicente in southern Bolivia, a courier for the Aramayo Franke y Cia Silver Mine was conveying his company's payroll by mule when he was robbed by two American bandits.

  • Fact or Myth?

9. The building was subsequently surrounded by a small group comprising the local town mayor and some of his officials, and soldiers. How many soldiers are suppose to be in the group?

  • 2
  • 12
  • 24

10. Where is the Sundance Kid buried?

  • Kingdom Cemetery, Logan, Utah
  • Body lost or destroyed*
  • Mount Moore Cemetery, Mont Clare, Pennsylvania


Sundance Kid [Answers]

  1. Sundance, Wyoming
  2. Kid Curry
  3. Fact
  4. Hole-in-the-Wall
  5. Charlie Siringo
  6. Etta Place
  7. Herminius
  8. Fact
  9. 2
  10. Body lost or destroyed*

*Though many scholars accept that Sundance died in South America, enough doubt still exists so that the debate remains ongoing.

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