St. Paul, MN 55102
In 1859, newspapers throughout Minnesota were covering the murder trial of Ann Bilansky, a St. Paul woman accused of poisoning her husband. Although Bilansky was convicted and later executed in 1860, doubts remained about whether she was truly guilty.
In this guided tour, learn about those involved with the case, from Bilansky and her lawyers to politicians and newspaper reporters. Hear excerpts from records detailing court testimony, see newspaper articles chronicling the timeline of events and discover what role forensic evidence played in gaining a conviction.
This program is intended for ages 18 and up and is offered at 7 and 8:30 pm.
2018-06-08 19:00:00 2018-06-08 19:00:00 America/Chicago Crime & Justice Alexander Ramsey House