Two Lynched in Chattanooga — The Yard: Crime Blog

by Chris Bunton I traveled recently to Chattanooga, Tennessee for my honeymoon.  While there, we spent some time checking out the sights, seeing Lookout Mountain, and all the history of the place. While I was there I also worked on a piece about the Serial Killer, Joseph Paul Franklin who had blown up a synagogue […]

Two Lynched in Chattanooga — The Yard: Crime Blog

A few weeks ago, a memorial featuring the statue of Ed Johnson was unveiled at the Walnut Street Bridge, the site where he was hung 115 years ago, with the last words “I am a Innocent Man.” Yet the story behind his hanging as well as another lynching incident can be found in the article per link above.

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