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

Hanging Tree

 
 
The Hanging Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Pink House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Originally – The Raycraft Dance Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); About Your Journey... (approx. 0.4 miles away); We Made It! The End of the Great Basin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Carson Trail - Original Mormon Station
The Hanging Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 6, 2009
2. The Hanging Tree and Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Nevada’s First Newspaper (approx. 0.4 miles away); Genoa or “Mormon Station” of the Pony Express (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mormon Station (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Genoa.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Hanging Tree. (Submitted on July 8, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. A Good Day for a Hanging. The Record-Courier article about the performance put on by the Genoa Historical Society titled “The Curse of the Hanging Tree”. (Submitted on July 8, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 
 
Additional keywords. Hangings
 
Categories. Notable EventsSettlements & Settlers
 
The Hanging Tree image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 6, 2009
3. The Hanging Tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,218 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 8, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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