In the News


Hangman’s Tree rides again – grand opening Saturday – Mountain Democrat, 1/27/17


Hangman’s Tree Bar: Historical bottles found in mud – Mountain Democrat, 2/19/14


Dummy stolen, found later hanging out at bar – Mountain Democrat, 12/4/13

Regarding Hangman’s Tree, Herrick buildings – Mountain Democrat, 11/30/13

Placerville’s Hangman Stolen, then found within minute of police alert – Placerville Newswire, 11/29/13

Placerville’s Hangtown Willie Slips His Noose For A Drink At Nearby Bar – CBS Sacramento, 11/28/13 (Video)

Ghostly doin’s on Main Street – Mountain Democrat, 10/30/13

Ghost Tours of Placerville kick off the Halloween season – Placerville Newswire, 10/16/13

Meet the ghosts of Hangtown during tour – El Dorado County Visitors Authority, 10/11/13

Restoration Begins on Historic Hangman’s Tree Building – News 10, 8/9/13 (Video)

Herrick Building restoration getting into action – Mountain Democrat, 7/31/13


January target for historical buildings work – Mountain Democrat, 9/12/12

Hangman’s Tree – Mountain Democrat, 8/31/12

Hangtown Rebukes Mt Democrat’s Reporting, Public Agrees – Placerville Newswire, 7/31/12

Hangtown dummy stolen, returned – Mountain Democrat, 7/30/12

Placerville Hanged Man Gets Temporary Reprieve – Placerville Newswire, 7/27/12

New owners to restore Hangman’s-Herrick buildings – Mountain Democrat, 2/29/12

Placerville couple buy historic buildings for renovation – The Sacramento Bee, 2/25/12

Placerville hangman tree building sold – News 10, 2/20/12 (Video)

Historic Placerville Hangman’s Tree Buildings to be Saved – News 10, 2/20/12

The Herrick and the Hangman Tree Buildings have been SOLD – Placerville Newswire, 2/20/12

Official Press Release – Hangman’s Tree, 2/20/2012

Time for action on Herrick Building – Mountain Democrat, 1/25/12

Future again uncertain for Herrick Building and Hangman’s Bar – Mountain Democrat, 1/18/12

Hangman’s Building’s fate still unknown – Mountain Democrat, 1/13/12


Placerville divided over its hanging effigy – The Sacramento Bee, 12/17/11

Glad to see the dummy’s back – Mountain Democrat, 12/12/11

Hangman’s buildings likely to stay for now – Mountain Democrat, 12/2/11

What’s next to come down, the Belltower? – Mountain Democrat, 12/2/11

Permit or no permit, that’s the question – Mountain Democrat, 11/30/11

Blast from the past: Hangman’s Tree dummy reappears in Placerville – News 10, 11/29/11 (Video)

Dummy up – Mountain Democrat, 11/21/11

Placerville’s Historic Hangtown Dummy Mysteriously Returns But Could Be Banished Again – CBS Sacramento, 11/18/11 (Video)

Hanging dummy reappears – Mountain Democrat, 11/18/11

Still hope for Hangman’s Tree building – Mountain Democrat, 4/25/11


Bring back the dummy – Mountain Democrat, 6/29/10

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