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. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1796.
Location. 36° 42.526′ N, 82° 54.519′ 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 travelingTouch 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); 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). 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 June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,268 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.