Indian-Settler Conflicts

Indian-Settler Conflicts (HM1PCP)

Location: Tazewell, VA 24651 Tazewell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 6.073', W 81° 33.141'

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During Dunmore's war (1774) and the
Revolutionary War
(1775-1783) conflicts
between Indians and colonists often intensified
as European powers encouraged Indians from
the Ohio region to attack frontier settlers.
Tensions also sometimes increased when settlers
moved into lands that were once Indian territory.
Nearby to the south, an early conflict occurred
in the upper Clinch River Valley, when Indians
attacked and killed John Henry, his wife and
their children on 8 Sept. 1774. Additional conflicts took place during this period, including a
March 1782, Indian attack on the house of
James Maxwell that killed two of his daughters.
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HM NumberHM1PCP
Series This marker is part of the series
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Marker NumberX-16
Year Placed2001
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, November 16th, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 450919 N 4106243
Decimal Degrees37.10121667, -81.55235000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 6.073', W 81° 33.141'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 6' 4.38" N, 81° 33' 8.46" W
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Area Code(s)276
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-460 BUS, Tazewell VA 24651, US
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