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hole that will not stay filled

back in the civil war my great great grand pa came home to be with his sick wife the locals around there got drunk and decided he was a deserter they got together and hung him but he was so tall the rope let his feet drag, a cripple in the group used his crutch to dig a hole under his feet after the hanging was over the men involved all died by accidents that involved wood one was even killed when a branch from the hanging tree fell on him as he rode under it, to this day the hole is still there nothing will stay in it the hole is by the new bridge in newton al
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