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Near Newell in Hancock County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Logan Massacre

 
 
Logan Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
1. Logan Massacre Marker
Inscription. One of the events which led up to Dunmore's War was the killing at this point of the family of Chief Logan, eloquent leader of the Mingo Indians, April, 1774, opposite their village at the mouth of Yellow Creek in Ohio.
 
Erected 1979 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 40° 34.963′ N, 80° 39.174′ W. Marker is near Newell, West Virginia, in Hancock County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 2 north of Dry Run Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This historical marker is on the opposite side of the street from both Waterford Raceway Park and the Mountaineer Casino. Marker is in this post office area: Newell WV 26050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lest We Forget - Chief Logan (approx. 1.2 miles away in Ohio); Early Mills (approx. 2.8 miles away); On This Spot (approx. 2.8 miles away); Newell (approx. 3.3 miles away); Ceramic Theater (approx. 4.6 miles away in Ohio); Traveler's Hotel (approx. 4.6 miles away in Ohio); Sturgis House (approx. 4.6 miles away in Ohio); W.L. Thompson Music Store (approx. 4.6 miles away in Ohio).
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Logan Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
2. Logan Massacre Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along state route 2, with a distant view of the Mountaineer Casino across the street.
Logan Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
3. Logan Massacre Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along state route 2.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,200 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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