Road 515 or “Rock Cut Road”

The murder site of Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner is located off Highway 19 South at the intersection of County Roads 515 and 284. Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner were released from jail around 10:30 P.M., and a convoy of cars filled with Klansmen was waiting on Highway 19 South to intercept them. It is believed they were pulled over in the House community on Highway 492 going toward Union, Miss. The conspirators drove the three workers back toward Philadelphia. The caravan turned onto Road 515. At the intersection of Roads 515 and 284, the stopped. Here, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner were murdered.

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