Monday, December 18, 2017

Last Public Hanging in the United States

I previously mentioned this item of interest in a post dated 25 March 2017 but today I obtained a photograph that I did not have previously, so I'm adding the photo.

This is not about Ohio County, but nearby Daviess County. On 14 August 1936 the last (public) hanging in the United States occurred. See a newspaper article at this link:

Here is the new photo I found:

I could not find a source for this photo.

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