John McCaffery Burial Site

John McCaffery Burial Site (HMPII)

Location: Kenosha, WI 53143 Kenosha County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 34.393', W 87° 49.303'

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John McCaffary was hanged in Kenosha on August 21, 1851, for the murder of his wife and buried here in an unmarked grave. Public outrage over his execution resulted in legislation that abolished the death penalty in Wisconsin on July 12, 1853.
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HM NumberHMPII
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series
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Marker Number465
Year Placed2001
Placed ByWisconsin State Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 4:34pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 432561 N 4713750
Decimal Degrees42.57321667, -87.82171667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 34.393', W 87° 49.303'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 34' 23.58" N, 87° 49' 18.18" W
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Area Code(s)262
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6701 Sheridan Rd, Kenosha WI 53143, US
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