March 17, 2019, 08:26 am

125 Years Ago - Jury delivers findings in Stroudsburg lynching case


 17-03-2019 8:26 AM

March 17, 1894 Ruling in lynching inquest delivered A coroner's jury impaneled by Justice of the Peace Harrison S. Drake of Stroudsburg ruled that Richard Puryear, a black man, was murdered by hanging by parties unknown on March 15. Puryear was in custody...

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