Source: Sunday Herald
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Grave of Czolgosz”
City of publication: Syracuse, New York
Date of publication: 14 September 1902
Volume number: 23
Issue number: 1162
|“Grave of Czolgosz.” Sunday Herald 14 Sept. 1902 v23n1162: p. 21.|
|Leon Czolgosz (gravesite).|
|Leon Czolgosz; William McKinley.|
Grave of Czolgosz
SOUVENIR FIENDS AND OTHERS ATTRACTED TO THE SPOT.
A Beaten Path Leads to the Mound in the State Burial Plot under
Which President McKinley’s Assassin Lies.
A beaten path leads from the entrance of the plot and ends at the misshapen mound of earth under which the murderer’s body was buried in the bed of sulphuric acid and quicklime. A rank growth of weeds surrounds the grave but the mound has been kept clear by the souvenir “fiends” who have carried away pebbles and packages of earth as mementoes [sic] of their visit.
The principal visitors to the assassin’s grave are members of theatrical companies showing in Auburn and people from distant States. More women than men it is said are attracted to the spot.