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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 image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is December 21, 2000.
 
Location. 45° 18.449′ N, 111° 58.124′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Montana, in Madison County. Marker is on State Highway 287. 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia City MT 59755, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nevada City (a few steps from this marker); Finney House (within shouting distance of this marker); History Wins! (within shouting distance of this marker); Montana’s Oldest Standing School (within shouting distance of this marker); An Important Era in Railroad History (within shouting distance of this marker); Gallows Barn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Madison County Pioneers (about 300 feet away); Dr. Don L. Byam Residence (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia City.
 
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 George Ives & the Vigilante Movement in Montana. (Submitted on November 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
 
Additional keywords. lynching, vigilantes
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 1,490 times since then and 44 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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