Virginia City in Madison County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
Location. 45° 17.691′ N, 111° 56.894′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Montana, in Madison County. Click for map. The Boot Hill Cemetery is located on a hill just north of town. Access is by way of Van Buren or Spencer Street. Walking suggested. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia City MT 59755, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Strasburger’s Colorado Store (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kramer Building (about 600 feet away); J.B. LaBeau, Jeweler (about 600 feet away); Kiskadden’s Stone Block (about 600 feet away); G. Goldberg Store Dance and Stuart Store (about 600 feet away); Anaconda Hotel (about 600 feet away); Site of First Masonic Meetings (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Virginia City.
Regarding Boot Hill. Many folk were reluctant to place there loved ones next to the five road agents, so a “New” cemetery was opened and many graves were soon moved there. The graves of the five road agents were marked in 1899 by The Society of Montana Pioneers.
Also see . . .
1. Virginia City Hangings (1864). (Submitted on November 13, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. Clubfoot George - Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Additional keywords. lynching, vigilantes
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