In 1891, one of the most ghastly moments in Salida, Colorado history occurred when over 150 vigilantes attacked the jail, removing a prisoner and lynching him on a public street. For the first time, the details of this crime are documented, including the coverup behind the murder and the outcome of all participants. Follow this horrendous event from the beginning, reliving a night of terror and brutality which negatively impacted this small community for years. Complete with maps, photographs, and original newspaper articles.
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