Local history: Great Hinckley Hunt of 1818 was a slaughter like no other
By Mark J. Price
Beacon Journal staff writer
Published: December 22, 2013 - 10:30 PM
| Updated: December 23, 2013 - 08:06 AM
An 1890 engraving depicts the Great Hinckley Hunt of 1818. Nearly 600 men participated in the Christmas Eve hunt, which bagged 21 bears, 17 wolves, 300 deer and untold numbers of turkeys, foxes and raccoons.