The Sugarloaf Massacre

The Sugarloaf Massacre (HMTKZ)

Location: Sugarloaf, PA 18249 Luzerne County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 59.322', W 76° 2.892'

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Near this spot occurred
The Sugarloaf Massacre

On September 11, 1780 a detachment of Captain John van Etten's Company, Northampton County Militia, resting at the spring was surprised by a band of Indians and Tories led by the Senece Chief Roland Montour.

Those who perished were:
Captain Daniel Klader
Corporal Samuel Bond
Jacob Arndt · Peter Croom · Philip George · Abraham Klader · John Kouts · James McGraw · Paul Neeley · George Peter Renhart · Jacob Row · George Shilhamer · Abraham Smith · Baltzer Snyder · John Weaver
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HM NumberHMTKZ
Year Placed1983
Placed ByThe Pennsylvania Historical Commission, the Wyoming Historical and Geological Society, and the Sugarloaf Commemorative Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 7:12pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 411829 N 4538031
Decimal Degrees40.98870000, -76.04820000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 59.322', W 76° 2.892'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 59' 19.32" N, 76° 2' 53.52" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 92-140 Walnut Ave, Sugarloaf PA 18249, US
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