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 Louise Frost

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Louise Frost

Birth
Death 8 Nov 1900
Limon, Lincoln County, Colorado, USA
Burial Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 46619361 View Source
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Dau of Robert W. Frost

Victim of a famous murder and sexual assault leading to the lynching of a young man in Colorado. Age variously given as 11 and 12.

Led by the murdered girl's father, Robert W. Frost, the 16 yr old Preston Porter was burned at the stake in the spot the girl was found. Porter was Black and possibly mentally impaired.

Reports point to the young man's body being left at the site.

Per the Nov. 15, 1900 edition of the Rocky Mountain News of Denver, Louise Frost was buried in Fairmount Cemetery in Denver, Colorado, on Sunday, Nov. 11, 1900. She was reportedly buried in the same grave as a two year old sister.

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