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Pendleton in Madison County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Three White Men Were Hung Here
 
Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Jim Meyerholtz, November 5, 2005
1. Marker
 
Inscription. Three white men were hung here in 1825 for killing Indians.
 
Location. 40° 0.438′ N, 85° 44.429′ W. Marker is in Pendleton, Indiana, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from County Road 500 S near East Street. Click for map. Maker is in Falls Park. Marker is in this post office area: Pendleton IN 46064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abolitionists Mobbed (approx. ¼ mile away); The Anderson Street Railway (approx. 7.3 miles away); The First Methodist Church in Anderson Was Built Here (approx. 7.4 miles away); Massacre of Indians (approx. 7.5 miles away); Historic West Eighth Street (approx. 7.6 miles away).
 
Regarding Three White Men Were Hung Here. The Fall Creek massacre of Indians occured near Markleville, seven miles east. That marker reports that in 1824, nine Indians were murdered by white men there. The men were tried, Found guilty and hanged. It was the first execution of white men for killing Indians.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Fall Creek Massacre. (Submitted on April 5, 2006.)
2. Fall Creek Massacre. This audio file was once available on Purdue University’s WBAA radio website but a recent "improvement" discarded the archives. (Submitted on April 5, 2006.) 
 
Stone Marker in Pendleton Park Photo, Click for full size
By Jim Meyerholtz, November 5, 2005
2. Stone Marker in Pendleton Park
 

 
Additional keywords. hanging, hangings
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on February 22, 2006, by Jim Meyerholtz of New Castle, Indiana. This page has been viewed 14,526 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 22, 2006, by Jim Meyerholtz of New Castle, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
 
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