Hangman Crossing, Indiana
|Elevation||564 ft (172 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||435680|
Etymology of town name
The name originated in 1868, as six members of the Reno Gang were lynched by a vigilante mob numbering over 100, known as the Scarlet Mask Society or the Jackson County Vigilance Committee. The lynchings occurred on July 20 and 24, 1868.
Hangman Crossing is located at.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Hangman Crossing, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
- Pohlen, Jerome (1 April 2002). Oddball Indiana: A Guide to Some Really Strange Places. Chicago Review Press. p. 191. ISBN 978-1-56976-518-0.
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