1845, Unnamed, Violence (Punishment)
- 1845, Unnamed, Violence (Punishment)
An enslaved person was lynched at the town hall in Athens, Georgia after being accused of rape.
Partial Transcript: "The old town hall was a historic spot. It was built to provide a market on the ground floor... it had howled with the mob that lynched a negro rapist, had smiled with the lights and decorations of the Flower Queen"
- Event Type
- Violence: Punishment
- Action Status
- Date Certainty
- Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
- Related Event
- 1845, Unnamed, Life event (Death)
- Freedom Status
- Augustus Longstreet Hull
- Item sets
- Site pages
- Map & Timeline