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Sunbury in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Bloody Spring

 
 
The Bloody Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
1. The Bloody Spring Marker
Inscription. Here during the French and Indian War (1754 - 1763), one colonial soldier venturing from the garrison at nearby Fort Augusta, was fatally shot by an Indian foe. His blood is said to have crimsoned its waters.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 52.519′ N, 76° 46.787′ W. Marker is in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is on Memorial Drive 0.1 miles south of Shikellamy Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sunbury PA 17801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shikellamy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Augusta (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thompson's Rifle Battalion: (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Sullivan Expedition (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Shikellamy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Shikellamy's Profile (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 1.1 miles away); William Maclay (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sunbury.
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
The Bloody Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
2. The Bloody Spring Marker
The Bloody Spring image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
3. The Bloody Spring
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 25, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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