Capital Sin: Murder in Montgomery County, PA

Capital Sin: Murder in Montgomery County, PA

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Presenter Charles J. Kelly will review select murder cases and the trial outcomes that took place between 1877 and 1962 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Among the cases: still unsolved murder in West Norriton; murder-kidnapping in Plymouth Township; murder for hire in Upper Merion; murder of a wife by her husband in West Pottsgrove; society murder in Lower Merion; and presentation and review of the 1959 killing of Maryann Mitchell in Whitemarsh which led to the execution of Elmo Smith.

The talk will focus on the persons, places, and things that make up the means, motives, and verdicts of these cases.

Social: 6:30 p.m.; Presentation: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Tags: arts and entertainment, murder

Posted By: Historical Society of Montgomery County

Event Details

Date: November 14, 2019
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Historical Society of Montgomery County
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown PA 19401

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More About this Event Poster: Historical Society of Montgomery County

Historical Society of Montgomery County was established in 1881 and incorporated in 1884. The Historical Society of Montgomery County is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt charitable organization, registered with the Pennsylvania Department of State Bureau of Charitable Organizations. The Historical Society is also a member of American Association of State and Local History, the Alliance of Pennsylvania County Historical Societies and the Pennsylvania Federation of Museums and Historical Organizations.

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