The Hanging Tree
From Diablo Wiki
The Hanging Tree is located in The Weeping Hollow. It drops from a skeleton located at a tree with three dead bodies hanging from it. This location first becomes available during the quest A Shattered Crown, after assisting Haedrig the blacksmith kill his recently turned wife. The tree can spawn at random spots on the map, but has been located close-by and northwest of the entrance to The Weeping Hollow from New Tristram. It can also spawn northeast of the entrance, a bit further away.
Only one of your characters needs to find the journal for you to be credited with it.
To find out which journals you have found so far go to your Achievements list (press Y) and check:
- Campaign > Act I > Historian of Tristram
|The Hanging Tree location|
|Found in The Weeping Hollow at a tree with 3 hanging bodies|
|Part||Text||Found on Quest|
|1||The cold ground welcomes the foul bodies of these cruel men. They sought to prolong their lives through forbidden magic at great and cruel cost to others. Their evil fed on itself until it consumed them all and they found themselves at the end of a hangman's rope. -- Tristram Magistrate||a Shattered Crown|
 Associated Achievements
The Hanging Tree is in some way involved in the following achievement(s).
| Books & Lore of the
|Tomes - Lore Books  In-game: People World/Quests Bestiary Diablo I & II Extra: Manuals/Other Novels History|
|Diablo I Tomes||Diablo II Tomes|
|Diablo I Manual||Diablo II Manual||D2: LoD Manual||Diablo III Manual||Other sources|
Abd al-Hazir (Writings)
|Diablo novels||The Sin War Trilogy||Diablo III novels||Diablo comics||Other books|