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[PA] Lynching of Zachariah Walker

While indexing early newspaper deaths for the Bucks County Historical Society, I came across the actual newspaper articles on this particular lynching I heard about many years before. Listed is the date and title of the articles related to the lynching.

August 14, 1911 - Walker, Zachariah, of Coatsville, Pa.; "Negro Lynched in Coatsville", p. 1; (2) August 17, 1911, p. 3; "Arrest Three For Lynching"; (3) August 19, 1911, p. 3, "Five Arrested For Lynching"; (4) August 21, 1911, pp. 1-2, "More Arrests Due In Lynching Case"; (5) August 22, 1911, p. 3, "Mystery About Lynching Arrest"; (6) August 23, 1911, p. 4, "Identify Boy As One of Lynchers", p. 4 (Colored)

Below is a link to more information on the lynching, including the memorial to commemorate the one year anniversary which only 2 people attended.

Doll Harris-Hargrove

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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