Thank you Buffalo Bulletin Heritage 2016 for your written version on the legends surrounding the name Crazy Women.
THE WOMAN BEHIND THE CRAZY NAME
By: Jennifer Burden
"No one knows for sure where the name comes from. There are haunting legends in which the story varies slightly. One thing is for sure, Crazy Woman’s story has been told time and time again and has paved the way for many jokes from tourists and locals alike – but the stories behind the name are always tragic.