Walter’s Loomis Gang

After just finishing Nile Mile Swamp by Harriet McDougal Daniels, I was excited to learn more about the Loomis Gang.  What happened to poor misunderstood Plum?  Was the story of Wash based on fact or sensationalized for Daniels’ story?  Just a few pages into Walter’s book and it became immediately apparent that the Loomis family was […]


Nine Mile Swamp

Prior to September 2013, I knew very little about the Loomis Gang.  I was aware that they were well known horse thieves from the area and that lived on/near Nine Mile Swamp.  Then I was told that the Wheeler side of our family tree might be connected to the Loomis family.  Ironically, the Cleveland Historical […]