Hangmans Tree

Hangmans Tree (HM6RE)

Location: Placerville, CA 95667 El Dorado County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 43.697', W 120° 48.147'

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This city in the days of '49 was called "Hangtown"

This was the site of Elstner's Hay Yard on which stood the
?Hangman's Tree'
where vigilantes executed many men for various crimes. The stump of the tree is under this building.
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HM NumberHM6RE
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series.
Marker Number141
Year Placed1934
Placed ByMarguerite Parlor No. 12 N.D.G.W. and Placerville Parlor No. 9 N.S.G.W. May 31, 1934
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 9:17am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 691025 N 4288917
Decimal Degrees38.72828333, -120.80245000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 43.697', W 120° 48.147'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 43' 41.82" N, 120° 48' 8.82" W
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Area Code(s)530, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 294-312 Main St, Placerville CA 95667, US
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