Hanging of an Innocent Man
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358
N 43° 33.113 W 096° 43.708
14T E 683485 N 4824610
Quick Description: Frontier Justice hanged an innocent man near this site in Sioux Falls, SD.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 4/30/2006 9:17:24 AM
Waymark Code: WMBJX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Milbank
Views: 44

Long Description:
An Irish immigrant was falsely accused of killing his wife. He was hanged 3 times, the first 2 inadvertently failed to produce the desired result. Years later he was proven innocent by the death-bed confession of his step-daughter.
Marker Name: Hanging of an Innocent Man

Marker Type: City

Marker Text:
Early day justice in Minnehaha County...


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