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Bath in Steuben County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gallows Hill

 
 
Gallows Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 2008
1. Gallows Hill Marker
Inscription.  Robert A Douglas was hung here April 29, 1825 before a crowd of 10,000. Today’s laws likely would not have convicted him of murder
 
Erected by Bath Commemorative Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical date for this entry is April 29, 1825.
 
Location. 42° 20.65′ N, 77° 18.8′ W. Marker is in Bath, New York, in Steuben County. Marker is on Geneva Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 60-68 NY-54, Bath NY 14810, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Civil War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pulteney Square (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pioneer Burial Ground (approx. 0.8 miles away); To Mark the First Clearing in Steuben County (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bath.
 
Gallows Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
2. Gallows Hill Marker
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Gallows Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
3. Gallows Hill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 20, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   2. submitted on July 13, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on July 14, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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