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.)
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 traveling east on Daniel Boone Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Duffield VA 24244, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Death of Boone's Son (a few steps from this marker); Scott County / Lee County Pennington Gap (approx. 7.4 miles away); Carterís Fort (approx. 8.7 miles away); a different marker also named Carterís Fort (approx. 8.7 miles away); The Natural Tunnel Route (approx. 9.1 miles away); Speers Ferry (approx. 9.7 miles away); Natural Tunnel: Railroading and Recreation (approx. 9.7 miles away).
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.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 961 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.