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Sugarloaf in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sugarloaf Massacre

 
 
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By Kevin W., June 11, 2011
1. Sugarloaf Massacre Marker
Inscription. After an unsuccessful attack on Fort Augusta, Indians and Tories surprise a detachment of Northumberland Co. militia on Sept. 11, 1780. The site of the massacre is just beyond the town.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 59.274′ N, 76° 3.876′ W. Marker is in Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 93 and Hidden Creek Court on State Route 93. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sugarloaf PA 18249, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Sugarloaf Massacre (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lattimer Massacre (approx. 3.8 miles away); Honor Roll of St. Joseph’s Parish (approx. 5 miles away); St. Joseph's Church (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Lattimer Massacre (approx. 5.1 miles away); a different marker also named Lattimer Massacre (approx. 5.1 miles away); Our Lady of Mount Carmel (approx. 5.1 miles away); Sheppton Mine Disaster and Rescue (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Sugarloaf Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 11, 2011
2. Sugarloaf Massacre Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 873 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 3, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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