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Belgium in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Murder!

 
 
Murder! Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2018
1. Murder! Marker
Inscription. Dominic Manna lived in a shack or cave in the side of this hill, even though he was reported to have had more money than most of his fellow quarry workers. He ate his meals at the home of fellow worker August Falcineli, the company's mule driver. Manna allegedly fell in love with Falcineli's young wife and shot August Falcineli to death. Since there were no witnesses to the shooting, the Ozaukee County Circuit Court relied on scientific and circumstantial evidence to convict Manna.

Manna's trial may have been the first to use gun shot patterns to prove guilt. This crime of passion is said to be the only murder in the history of the little village of Stonehaven.
 
Location. 43° 29.49′ N, 87° 47.591′ W. Marker is in Belgium, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee County. Touch for map. The marker is located within Harrington Beach State Park (531 County Rd. D, Belgium, WI 53004). The marker is along the Stonehaven Historical Trail. The trail starts just south of the Ansay Welcome Center. Marker is in this post office area: Belgium WI 53004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Play Ball (within shouting distance of this marker); Excess Soil (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stone Crusher

Murder! Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2018
2. Murder! Marker
(about 600 feet away); Limestone (about 600 feet away); The Steamer Niagara: The Fiery End (about 600 feet away); Water Transport (about 700 feet away); A Unique Dinner Bell (about 700 feet away); About the Quarry and the Limestone (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belgium.
 
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Stonehaven Historical Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, 2018
3. Stonehaven Historical Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2018, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2018, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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