April 5, 1924Lilly was targeted for a massive Ku Klux Klan demonstration because local coal mines had hired Catholic immigrants and fired Klan members. Four hundred hooded Klansmen arrived by train early on this April evening and paraded to Piper's Hill where they burned two crosses and exploded multiple dynamite charges to intimidate the locals.
|Placed By||Lilly-Washington Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 10:20pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 701777 N 4477709|
|Decimal Degrees||40.42556667, -78.62143333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 25.534', W 78° 37.286'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 25' 32.04" N, 78° 37' 17.16" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 401-451 Cleveland St, Lilly PA 15938, US|
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