Dakota Datebook: George Barrington


October 9, 2023

Jamestown reported the visit of an English nobleman on October 9 in 1913, but the man's bizarre behavior drew more than a little speculation on the part of the city's inhabitants. A man claiming himself to be George Barrington, the nephew of the English Duke Barrington, was arrested and charged with the attempted murder of several train passengers.

It all began a few days earlier, when an unkno...

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