Details for Old Hanging Tree (Atlas Number 5285003740)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5285003740


Marker Number 3740
Atlas Number 5285003740
Marker Title Old Hanging Tree
Index Entry Hanging Tree, Old
City Hallettsville
County Lavaca
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 699468
UTM Northing 3258176
Subject Codes Botany; lumber topics
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location in city park, in front of Golf Club, west side of US 77 north city limits, Hallettsville
Marker Size 12" x 15" Tree Marker
Marker Text Gallows used Sept. 12, 1879, at public hanging of "Pocket", an Indian, killer of Englishman Leonard Hyde. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967