Hanging Tree
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 00.100 W 119° 50.320
11S E 254179 N 4320795
This Historical Marker is mounted on a tree on the south side of Nevada Highway 206 a short distance east of Genoa, Nevada.
Waymark Code: WMFKTC
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 10/31/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 6

Hanging Tree

On this tree, early morning Nov. 25, 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(sic).

Donor “Sharkey” Begovich
Historian and Ranch Owner Arnold Trimmer

Maker: Boone–Sons Sonora, CA.

Marker Title (required): Hanging Tree

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County (required): Douglas

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