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Virginia City in Madison County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
Site of the Trial and Hanging of George Ives
 
Site of the Trial and Hanging of George Ives Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Barry Swackhamer, August 6, 2009
1. Site of the Trial and Hanging of George Ives Marker
 
Inscription. Dec. 21, 1863
Most extraordinary trial in history.
 
Location. 45° 18.449′ N, 111° 58.124′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Montana, in Madison County. Marker is on Montana Route 287. Click for map. This marker is located in Nevada City. Nevada City, MT is located about 1.5 miles west of Virginia City, MT on Montana Highway 287. 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 2 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Nevada City (a few steps from this marker); Finney House (within shouting distance of this marker); Montana’s Oldest Standing School (within shouting distance of this marker); Gallows Barn (about 300 feet away, in a direct line); Madison County Pioneers (about 300 feet away); The Mount Vernon Dredge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Boot Hill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Green Front Boarding House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Virginia City.
 
Also see . . .  George Ives & the Vigilante Movement in Montana. (Submitted on November 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Additional keywords. lynching, vigilantes
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 237 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on November 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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