Michael E. Ruane

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America's largest mass execution now obscure

Dec 31, 2012

America's largest mass execution now obscure

Settlers had come from miles around. The hotels were full. And some spectators were camped out in tents and wagons. The giant gallows erected between Front Street and the Minnesota River was a marvel: a perfect square, supported by oak timbers, and able to ...