“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Mifflinburg in Union County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Leroy Massacre

Leroy Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 15, 2015
1. Leroy Massacre Marker
Inscription.  Near here John Jacob Leroy was killed by Indians on Oct. 16, 1755, following the Penn's Creek Massacre. This was the first Indian hostility in the region after Braddock's defeat.
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersNative AmericansWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
Location. 40° 53.641′ N, 77° 3.116′ W. Marker is in Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania, in Union County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 104 0.2 miles north of Red Ridge Road (County Route 3004), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mifflinburg PA 17844, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Evangelical Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); John Jacob LeRoy (approx. 1˝ miles away); First Lutheran Church War Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Early Axes (approx.
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1.6 miles away); Exterior Clues to Identify a Town Log House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hints to Dating a Pre-1850 Building (approx. 1.6 miles away); Pennsylvania-German Four-square Garden (approx. 1.6 miles away); Story of Little Log House (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mifflinburg.
Also see . . .  Penn's Creek Massacre - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 16, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 819 times since then and 55 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 16, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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