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Globe in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The Hanging Tree

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By Bill Kirchner, August 3, 2010
1. The Hanging Tree Marker
Inscription. From a Sycamore near this spot, L.V. Grime and C.B. Hawley were lynched on Aug. 24, 1882 for the hold up – murder of Andrew Hall, Wells Fargo Packer, and Dr. S.T. Vail. The culprits had a fair hearing before JP Allen on Wednesday eve, and at 2 AM Thursday on a clear night they were hanged. Saloons were closed and it was an orderly lynching.
 
Erected by City of Globe, Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Assn., Econ. Dev. Corp., Vigilantes and Paul Damron Funeral Homes, Miles-Damron Chapel.
 
Location. 33° 23.947′ N, 110° 47.325′ W. Marker is in Globe, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is on North Broad Street 0.1 miles south of Hackney Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Globe AZ 85501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. From Globe to Governor (within shouting distance of this marker); International House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cobre Valley Center for the Arts (approx. 0.2 miles away); City of Globe (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Honor of John W. Wentworth (approx.
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By Bill Kirchner, August 3, 2010
2. The Hanging Tree Marker
0.2 miles away); Hon. George W. P. Hunt (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. John's Espiscopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Sheriff Thompson's Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Globe.
 
Also see . . .  Two Road Agents Lynched; The Story of the Double Murder in Arizona. A New York Times article published August 26, 1887. (Submitted on August 6, 2010.) 
 
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The Hanging Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 3, 2010
3. The Hanging Tree Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,119 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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