Pigeon Roost


(No photo available.  Pictured is marker 72.1949.1, likely the twin of this marker.)

Location: Marker no longer standing.  Replaced by 72.2004.1 Pigeon Roost

Installed 1949 Indiana Historical Bureau

ID#: 72.1949.2

Text

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