Pigeon Roost

Location: Inside the Pigeon Roost State Historic Site, next to the memorial (Scott County, Indiana)

Installed 1949 Indiana Historical Bureau

ID#: 72.1949.1

See also: 72.2004.1 Pigeon Roost for more information on this incident

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A community established here in 1809 was attacked by Indians on September 3, 1812; 15 children and 9 adults were massacred; only one family escaped to spead the alarm.

Keywords

American Indian / Native American, Early Settlement