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Hangman's Tree

California 38 (which is North Shore Drive at the Discovery Center), turn north on 2N90, which becomes Polique Canyon Road and joins 3N16, Gold Fever Trail, CA
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A Tour of Historical Big Bear

If you like to get off the beaten path, the trip through Holcomb Valley and the early prospecting... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2015
GeorgeF592
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Kihei, Hawaii
Kind of like the original

In attempting to recreate realism, I suppose this tree is as real as it will get in showing how... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2013
Bruce S
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Carlsbad, California
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24 Jan 2015
“A Tour of Historical Big Bear”
5 Jun 2013
“Kind of like the original”
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California 38 (which is North Shore Drive at the Discovery Center), turn north on 2N90, which becomes Polique Canyon Road and joins 3N16, Gold Fever Trail, CA
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Reviewed 24 January 2015

If you like to get off the beaten path, the trip through Holcomb Valley and the early prospecting days is a delight. There are a few cabins left, tailings, grave site and of course, the Hqngman's Tree. It's a great way to spend an afternoon...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2013

In attempting to recreate realism, I suppose this tree is as real as it will get in showing how "justice" or the lack of it was carried out during the gold rush days. It makes for interesting viewing and does lend an air of credibility...More

1  Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 26 August 2011

nice drive on the gold discovery trail, but the hangman's tree is not the actual tree they hung people from. it has been cut down and is in a different area. why have this place marked??

2  Thank mike w
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