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  • Skemp Park

    [[File:334781 | class=media-item-align-none | Skemp_Park.jpg]] Located on the western edge of Green Lawn, Skemp Park is a 78 acre city park best known for the famous "Hanging Tree", an ancient Oak Tree used as the both court house and executions in …

  • The Hanging Tree

    [[File:520584 | class=media-item-align-none | Hanging_Tree.jpg]] An unofficial Green Lawn Landmark, the Skemp Park Hanging Tree is a symbol of old southern justice. For 24 years after the Civil War the court trials of people of Green Lawn were held …

  • The Marshlands

    [[File:520593 | class=media-item-align-none | marshlands.jpg]] A piece of the bayou in the heart of the city, the Skemp Park Marshlands make up a majority of the park and are used for fishing, trapping, hiking and even paddle boating. *Resonance* …

  • The Skemp Park Gravesite

    [[File:520739 | class=media-item-align-none | skemp_cemetary.jpg]] fenced in and all but unmarked, this small cemetery is filled with graves with no names, each of which belongs to any number of those convicted of capital crimes underneath the [[ …

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