Location: Old State Rd. 56, just south of the Triple Whipple Bridge, Aurora (Ohio County), Indiana 47001
Erected by the Sons of the American Revolution, 1961
ID# : 58.1961.1
On Aug. 24, 1781, Col. Archibald Lochry and 107 recruits for Gen. Clark were ambushed at Lochry Creek by Joseph Brant's raiders. One-third were killed, the rest captured. Lochry and the wounded were later murdered.
Military, Early Settlement and Exploration