18 December 2014

Last of the Molly Maquires executed

John Kehoe, the last of the Molly Maquires, was executed today in 1878 in Pennsylvania. The Molly Maquires were advocates for the Irish American people, often focusing on their work and living conditions in coal towns in Pennsylvania.

Must Reads:
1878: John Kehoe, ling and last of Molly Maquires
http://www.executedtoday.com/2008/12/18/1878-john-kehoe-king-and-last-of-the-molly-maguires/

Molly Maquires in Pennsylvania Coal Regions
http://www.historynet.com/molly-macguires-in-pennsylvania-coal-regions.htm
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.