Murder and Mayhem in Jefferson County

Murder and Mayhem in Jefferson County

by Cheri L. Farnsworth
     
 

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Jefferson County, located in New York's beautiful North Country, has a dark and violent past. During the long winter months, it was not the cold that was feared, but rather the killers. In 1828, Henry Evans committed a crime so brutal that the location in Brownsville is still called "Slaughter Hill." A real-life "Little Red Riding Hood," eleven-year-old Sarah Conklin…  See more details below

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Jefferson County, located in New York's beautiful North Country, has a dark and violent past. During the long winter months, it was not the cold that was feared, but rather the killers. In 1828, Henry Evans committed a crime so brutal that the location in Brownsville is still called "Slaughter Hill." A real-life "Little Red Riding Hood," eleven-year-old Sarah Conklin met someone far worse than a wolf on her way home from school in 1875. And in 1908, Mary Farmer, a beautiful young mother, hacked her neighbor to death and was sent to the electric chair. Author Cheri L. Farnsworth has compiled the stories of the most notorious criminal minds of Jefferson County's early history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014467230
Publisher:
The History Press, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Series:
murder and mayhem , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Cheri Farnsworth has written the following titles (some under the name of Cheri Revai): Haunted Northern New York (vol. 1 4, 2002-2010), Haunted Massachusetts (2005), Haunted New York (2005), Haunted Connecticut (2006), Haunted New York City (2008), The Big Book of New York Ghost Stories (2009), Haunted Hudson Valley (2010), Adirondack Enigma: The Depraved Intellect and Mysterious Life of North Country Wife Killer Henry Debosnys (2010), Murder and Mayhem in St. Lawrence County (2010) and Alphabet: The True Story of the "Double Initial" Murders (2010). She enjoys researching regional history, true crime and the connection between history, crime and the paranormal. Farnsworth lives in St. Lawrence County with her husband, four daughters and a menagerie of pets.

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