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Eastland County Jailhouse Museum

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Address: 210 W White St, Eastland, TX 76448-1852
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Ask about the Lynching of 'Santa Claus'

Look for the marker across the street, "The Last Mob Lynching in Texas" where an infamous bank robber (who had disguised himself as Santa Claus) was lynched in 1927.

Reviewed 12 August 2015
Barry H
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Churchville, New York, United States
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We are from Michigan, visiting my 84 year old mother in a town about 50 miles away. She had seen this in a local Tv show called ""bucket list." Needless to say, when your 84 year old mom adds something to her bucket list, you go! It was great. The website does say tours by appointment. Unfortunately, we were 30... More 

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Man, these people are nice. You learn more by picking their brains for stories than by looking at the structure. For a small town, and an out-of-towner, it's nice to take a break and explore a town's history.

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Churchville, New York, United States
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Look for the marker across the street, "The Last Mob Lynching in Texas" where an infamous bank robber (who had disguised himself as Santa Claus) was lynched in 1927.

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