The Massacre of Kerr's Creek

The Massacre of Kerr's Creek (HM21FC)

Location: Lexington, VA 24450 Rockbridge County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 50.892', W 79° 29.052'

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The Massacre of Kerr's Creek took place near the Big Spring a few hundred yards from this spot.
Oct. 10, 1764

A band of Shawnee Indians coming over the mountains from the Ohio surprised the fort and killed from fifty to sixty persons. This was the last attack by Indians upon the white settlers in this section of Virginia.
HM NumberHM21FC
Year Placed1929
Placed ByThe Blue Ridge Committee of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Virginia
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Date Added Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 633360 N 4190055
Decimal Degrees37.84820000, -79.48420000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 50.892', W 79° 29.052'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 50' 53.52" N, 79° 29' 3.12" W
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Area Code(s)540
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2697 W Midland Trail, Lexington VA 24450, US
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