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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.
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.
 
Location. 45° 18.449′ N, 111° 58.124′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Montana, in Madison County. Marker is on State Highway 287. Touch for map. 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. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia City MT 59755, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nevada City (a few steps from this marker); Finney House (within shouting distance of this marker); Montana’s Oldest Standing School (within shouting distance of this marker); Gallows Barn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Madison County Pioneers (about 300 feet away); The Mount Vernon Dredge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Boot Hill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Green Front Boarding House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia City.
 
Also see . . .  George Ives & the Vigilante Movement in Montana. (Submitted on November 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Additional keywords. lynching, vigilantes
 
Categories. Notable Events
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 812 times since then and 37 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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