The Thayer brothers, Isaac, Israel and Nelson, unable to repay the debt they owed to Great Lakes seaman, John Love, murdered him in Israel’s home. They were tried and hanged at Buffalo, June 17, 1825. A great crowd witnessed this, the only public hanging in Erie County.
(Erected by Erie Bicentennial Commission 1975)
[Historian’s Note: Located where Mayer Road meets Zimmerman Road]