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Genoa in Douglas County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Hanging Tree

 
 
The Hanging Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 6, 2009
1. The Hanging Tree Marker
Inscription.  On this tree, early morning Nov. 26, 1897 occurred the blackest episode in the history of Nevada. Adam Uber of Calaveras Co. Cal. was forcefully taken from jail abused and hanged by an angry mob, for the pistol killing of Hans Anderson a local teamster in a Millersville bar room Brawel.

Donor “Sharkey” Begovich
Historian and Ranch Owner Arnold Trimmer
Maker: Boone – Sons Sonora, Ca.
 
Erected by “Sharkey” Begovich, Historian and Ranch Owner Arnold Trimmer.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is October 26, 1787.
 
Location. 39° 0.102′ N, 119° 50.32′ W. Marker is in Genoa, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker is on Genoa Lane near Pioneer Drive, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 342 Genoa Lane, Genoa NV 89411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kinsey House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Douglas Seminary (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Pink House
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Semi Trucks of the 1800s (approx. 0.4 miles away); Life-giving Nectar (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Prairie Schooner (approx. 0.4 miles away); Striking it Rich…by Growing Crops? (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Journey Through Nevada (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Genoa.
 
Additional keywords. Hangings
 
The Hanging Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 6, 2009
2. The Hanging Tree and Marker
The Hanging Tree image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, July 6, 2009
3. The Hanging Tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,756 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 8, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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