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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.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Evangelical Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); John Jacob LeRoy (approx. 1.5 miles away); Fought's Mill (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Evangelical Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); "Albright's People" (approx. 3.7 miles away); First Church of the Evangelical Association (approx. 3.7 miles away); First Printing House of the Evangelical Association (approx. 3.7 miles away); United Methodist Sites in New Berlin (approx. 3.7 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.)
 
Categories. DisastersNative AmericansWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 350 times since then and 93 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 16, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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