Stickleyville in Lee County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Death of Boone's Son
Erected 2000 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-32.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 36° 42.532′ N, 82° 54.527′ W. Marker is in Stickleyville, Virginia, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of Daniel Boone Trail (U.S. 58) and County Route 702, on the right when traveling east on Daniel Boone Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Duffield VA 24244, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fanny Dickenson Scott Johnson (a few steps from this marker); Scott County / Lee County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Members of Congress (approx. 7.3 miles away); Pennington Gap (approx. 7.4 miles away); Seminary United Methodist Church (approx. 8.2 miles away); Turkey Cove (approx. 8.2 miles away); Carter’s Fort (approx. 8.7 miles away); a different marker also named Carter’s Fort (approx. 8.7 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker replaced a previous one also numbered K-32 and titled Death of Boone's Son which read: Near here, October 10, 1773, James Boone, son of Daniel Boone, and Henry Russel, members of Boone's party on the way to Kentucky, were surprised and killed by Indians.
Also see . . . Massacre of James Boone. Collection of accounts of the death of James Boone. (Submitted on September 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 4,010 times since then and 358 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.