Bisbee Massacre Hanging

tombstone-grave-hanging-blogMarch 28, 1884:  Or was it March 8? Sources conflict.

Five bank robbers convicted of murdering four Bisbee citizens, including a pregnant woman, are hanged in Tombstone.

While waiting on the gallows one of the condemned men observed it was a hot day. Another replied, “It’s going to be a lot hotter where we’re going.” It was the largest mass hanging in Arizona history.

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