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Ghostly hand print

Post by weasel666 on Wed 20 Sep 2017, 00:03

Alexander Campbell (c. 1833 – June 21, 1877)[1] was a tavern owner, who, with three other convicted Molly Maguires, was hanged for the murders of two mine operatives. Campbell proclaimed his innocence to the end, and in doing so, slapped a muddy handprint on the wall of his prison cell, declaring the mark would remain forever as a sign of his innocence.[2] Legend has it that despite many attempts to remove it, including building a new wall, the mark still remains today wrote:


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