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Near Churchville in Augusta County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Last Indian Clash

 
 
Last Indian Clash Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, May 2, 2010
1. Last Indian Clash Marker
Inscription. Near this spot in 1764, Shawnee Indians killed John Tremble (Trimble) in the last such event in Augusta County. During the preceding decade, a series of conflicts between Native Americans and European settlers occurred along the western frontier of the colonies. They included the French and Indian War (1754–1763), Cherokee War (1759–1761), and Pontiacís War (1763–1764). Although Chief Pontiac conducted most of his warfare between Detroit and Pittsburgh, the effects of that conflict rippled up and down the frontier.
 
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-79.)
 
Location. 38° 12.75′ N, 79° 7.867′ W. Marker is near Churchville, Virginia, in Augusta County. Marker is on Churchville Road (U.S. 250) just west of Eagle Rock Lane (County Route 721), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Churchville VA 24421, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Edward Hanger (approx. 2 miles away); Mount Pleasant (approx. 3.3 miles away); Colonel George Moffett (approx. 3.3 miles away); West View
Last Indian Clash Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, May 2, 2010
2. Last Indian Clash Marker
(approx. 3.8 miles away); Augusta County Training School (approx. 4.5 miles away); Augusta County Confederates Plaque (approx. 4.9 miles away); Confederate Dead Monument - Thornrose Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away); Stuart Hall (approx. 5.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Churchville.
 
More about this marker. This marker replaces a marker from the late 1920s with the same number titled “Last Indian Raid” which reads “Near this spot, in 1774, John Trimble was killed by Indians in the last raid in Augusta County.”
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,208 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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