2010Sundance Square and Its HistoryHave you ever been to the
area located Downtown Fort Worth called SundanceSquare? If you're looking for entertainment this is the place for you! Sundance Square
atouch of excitement for all ages, including; restaurants, theatres, art galleries, museums, and eventhe well-known Bass Hall. Many people love this area so much they live in one of the manyresidential areas available downtown. Most people have been down to visit Sundance Square orhave at least heard about it, but do you know the true history behind this area?
all started sometime between 1889 and 1901 with an American bank robber namedRobert Leroy Parker, also known as Butch Cassidy. Cassidy was a well-known outlaw who inhis day robbed
three banks, and one mine payroll for a total of $200,000 (worth about$2.5 million today). The Wild Bunch was the name of
gang. It consisted of Kid Curry,Tom "Black
Ketchum,andHarry Longbaugh, better knownas"The Sundance Kid".In
they dressed up in their Sunday best and met up in Fort Worth where they decided to havetheir picture taken. The photographers did not recognize who the men were and were very proud
the picture they had taken, which they ended up hanging in the
studio window. It
a Wells Fargo agent passed by and recognized one of the men in the photo. Bythe time the police issued a wanted poster the gang had already
the area. Sundance Square in
Worth was named for the Sundance kid who, along with his partner Butch Cassidy, was a
visitor to the area.