Stickleyville in Lee County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Fanny Dickenson Scott Johnson
Erected 2000 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-5.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Women. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1796.
Location. 36° 42.526′ N, 82° 54.519′ W. Marker is in Stickleyville, Virginia 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. Death of Boone's Son (a few steps from this marker); Long Hunters (approx. 1.3 miles away); Scott County / Lee County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lee County / Scott County (approx. 6.2 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stickleyville.
More about this marker. This marker replaced an older one numbered K-5 titled Indian Massacre which read:
In this valley, in June 1785, Indians led by the notorious half breed, Benge, massacred the family of Archibald Scott, killing the father and five children and taking the mother into captivity. She later escaped.
Also see . . . Massacre of the Archibald Scott Family. An account of the massacre. (Submitted on September 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,711 times since then and 196 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.