//Day of the Rope Mass
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The Old Jail and Museum hosts the annual Ancient Order of Hibernians’ Day of the Rope Mass marking the 142nd anniversary of the June 21, 1877 execution of Molly Maguires Alec Campbell, John “Yellow Jack” Donahue, Michael Doyle and Edward Kelly, who were hanged at the same time. Six other Molly Maguires were hanged that fateful day in Pottsville, while Thomas P. Fisher, James McDonnell and Charles Sharp were hanged in the Old Jail in 1878 and 1879.

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