Storyteller Patricia Kiddney of El Paso will bring to life the true story of Bronco Sue, a woman who lived in New Mexico in the 1800s and was accused of murdering her husbands when she tired of them or when someone better came along.
Her trial in Hillsboro reportedly drew national attention and was covered by the New York Times.She was represented by attorney Albert Fountain for the murder in Socorro of her next-to-last husband, and was acquitted of the charge.
Kiddney has been active in the El Paso Historical Society since 1992, and grew up on ranches in historic areas of the lower Rio Grande valley and West Texas.
Her storytelling began with “The Walk Through History” based on famous people buried in Concordia Cemetery, and over the years she has developed approximately 20 characters based on famous and infamous women of the west.
Her portrayal of Bronco Sue will be presented this Saturday, February 2nd, from 10 a.m.-noon
at 119 East Pine Street.The presentation is open to the public.