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Tom Crosslin & Rollie Rohm 

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Crosslin's Passions Led To Downfall


Grover T. "Tom" Crosslin of Vandalia
stands in June in a Calvin Center home
that was a stop on the Underground Railroad. 

He was remodeling the home into a bed-and-breakfast.
Crosslin was fatally shot by an FBI agent
Monday on the fourth day of a five-day
standoff with police.

Tribune File Photo - Shayna Breslin


Remembering Tom & Rollie 2003

Family Files Lawsuit in Rainbow Death

'We Will Not Forget,' Vow Rainbow Farm Supporters
Friends Remember Rainbow Farm
 Siege At Rainbow Farm


Playboy Magazine 

In 2001 a Hippie Campground Famous 
for Peace, Love and Weed Erupted 
in Violence and Death. 

Was It Another Ruby Ridge
or the Collapse of a Failed Utopia? 

October 1st, 2003

 Siege At Rainbow Farm


Rainbow Revisited 

September 1, 2002

Rainbow Farm Campground today
resembles nothing so much as a graveyard


Rainbow Revisited


News Articles One Year Later

September 2002


Vandalia Pair's Crusade Continuing in Cyberspace
 Kin Still Have Doubts
 Rainbow Farm Going Up for Auction
Rainbow Revisited




Outside Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home
in Elkhart, mourners wait for the beginning
of the funeral for Grover T. “Tom” Crosslin
on Saturday.

Crosslin and Rolland Rohm were killed
during a standoff with law enforcement
this week at Rainbow Farm Campground
in Vandalia.

Tribune Photo - Shayna Breslin



FBI officials search through what remains
of the main house of Rainbow Farm,
where Tom Crosslin and Rolland Rohm
stayed during their five-day standoff with police.

Newburg Township Fire Department officials
were still removing hot ash late Wednesday afternoon
to make way for federal and state investigators
to search for evidence.

H-P photos by Don Campbell 





Family and friends of Tom Crosslin
gather Monday night at their camp
along Michigan 60 in Vandalia
after learning that he had been shot fatally
by an FBI agent. 

Tribune Photo - Jim Rider



Neighbors, Friends Shocked 

by Pairs Violent Deaths


An unidentified woman cries Tuesday
after Cass County Sheriff Joseph Underwood Jr.
top right, announced that Rolland Rohm
had been shot by law enforcement authorities
outside Rohm's burning home. 

Ted S. Warren - Associated Press


In memory of 
Grover T. "Tom" Crosslin 
and Rolland Rohm
who lost their lives for their belief
that liberty still exists.

Rest in Peace


A campground standoff ended Tuesday
with a second manbeing fatally shot
after pointing a gun at police,
according to the sheriff.
Rolland Rohm, 28,
was shot about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday,
the day after his roommate was fatally shot
by an FBI agent.




Grover T. “Tom” Crosslin’s standoff
came to a deadly end Monday. 
The 47-year-old owner
of Rainbow Farm Campground
was fatally shot
by an FBI agent
about 4:40 p.m. EDT Monday.







A man who said his name is Buzz Daily
protests Tuesday in Vandalia next to the road
leading to the campground where
Rolland Rohm was fatally shot
by police earlier in the day. 
AP Photo - Ted S. Warren


Mac Nelson, of Jimtown, holds signs
as traffic passes along Michigan 60
near Vandalia Tuesday.

Nelson was among those supporting
Grover T. "Tom" Crosslin and Rolland Rohm.
Rohm was shot by police and died
Tuesday following a standoff.

Tribune Photo - Rebecca Belling


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