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Les Massacres de Septembre 1792 / the Massacres of September 1792 Marker - wide view image, Touch for more information
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 17, 2022
Les Massacres de Septembre 1792 / the Massacres of September 1792 Marker - wide view
RANKED BY RELEVANCE, THEN GEOGRAPHICALLY
1 France, Île-de-France, Département de Paris, Paris, Saint-Thomas-d'Aquin — Les Massacres de Septembre 1792 / the Massacres of September 1792
On Boulevard Saint-Germain at Rue de Four, on the right when traveling east on Boulevard Saint-Germain.
Ici s'élevait la Prison de l'Abbaye. ou les massacres de septembre 1792 tirent 326 victimes (English translation:) This was the location of the Prison de l'Abbaye, where the massacres of September, 1792 took . . . Map (db m199514) HM
2 France, Île-de-France, Seine-Saint-Denis, Saint-Denis — Massacre du 17 octobre 1961 / Paris massacre of 1961 Memorial
On Rue du Port.
A la mémoire des Algériens qui, manifestant pacifiquement le 17 octobre 1961 pour leurs droits et leur liberté, furent assassinés au cours d’une répression sanglante. Contre l’oubli et le silence (English . . . Map (db m245065) WM

3 Oklahoma, Tulsa County, Tulsa, Greenwood District — The Historic Greenwood DistrictTulsa, Oklahoma
On North Greenwood Avenue north of East Archer Street, on the right when traveling north.
In the early 1900s, Tulsa's black community, the "Greenwood District," gained national renown. Dubbed "Black Wall Street," the neighborhood teemed with entrepreneurial and business activity: doctors, lawyers, pharmacists, dentists, beauty parlors, . . . Map (db m171410) HM
4 South Carolina, Lancaster County, Buford — Honoring The Fallen
On Rocky River Road (State Highway 522) at Pageland Highway (State Highway 9), on the left when traveling south on Rocky River Road.
Obelisk The mass grave located within the ring of white stones contains the bodies of 84 Continentals who were buried where they fell on May 29, 1780. The presence of these Patriots who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms makes . . . Map (db m232346) HM

5 Idaho, Franklin County, Preston — 6 — A Battle Becomes a MassacreMassacre at Bear River — The Largest Indian Massacre in the West —
Near U.S. 91 near Hot Springs Road, on the right when traveling north.
The four-hour fight left the Shoshone band decimated and terrified. Lodges, food caches and belongings were burned and women and children murdered. Chief Bear Hunter was cruelly tortured to death. When the killing ceased, the massacre field was . . . Map (db m165798) HM
6 Idaho, Franklin County, Preston — 5 — Attack at Bia OgoiMassacre at Bear River — The Largest Indian Massacre in the West —
On U.S. 91 near Hot Springs Road.
Before dawn on the bitterly cold day of January 29, Shoshone leader Sagwich rose early to survey the area. As he looked toward the bluffs to the south he observed what seemed to be a mist of fog crawling down the bluffs across the river from the . . . Map (db m165797) HM
7 New Jersey, Ocean County, Little Egg Harbor Township, Mystic Island — The Defense of Little Egg Harbor1776-1783 — Pulaski’s Massacre —
On Radio Road at S. Pulaski Blvd. on Radio Road.
October 15, 1778, the largest military engagement in what is today Ocean County occurred near this site. A force of 200 British and Loyalist Troops under the command of Capt. Patrick Ferguson surprised and defeated a portion of Brig. Gen. Casmir . . . Map (db m92441) HM
8 New York, Otsego County, Cherry Valley — Cherry Valley Museum — Cherry Valley Massacre —
On Main Street (New York State Route 166) at Wall Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
The Cherry Valley Massacre of 1778 was led by British Captain Walter Butler and Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant on this strategically important frontier settlement.Map (db m33655) HM
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9 Utah, Washington County, Central, Mountain Meadows Memorial — 1 — The Surviving ChildrenOverlook Memorial — National Historic Landmark - Mountain Meadows Massacre Site —
Near Mountain Meadow, 0.2 miles west of County Road 375, on the right when traveling west.
In 1859, Major James H. Carleton interviewed Mrs. Rachel Hamblin, who lived a few miles north of the massacre field. Major Carleton carefully recorded her account of the surviving children, who were brought to her home on September 11, 1857, . . . Map (db m240466) HM

10 Idaho, Caribou County, Soda Springs — William Henry Harrison
On Soda Point Power Plant Road near Reservoir Road, on the right when traveling south.
Oregon Trail Memorial Erected 1931 Restored 1978 Caribou County 4H Builders Club In honor of William Henry Harrison of Massachusetts who lost his life on the Oregon Trail about 1850. Erected by his niece Mrs. Alura F. . . . Map (db m106732) HM

11 Québec, Communauté-Urbaine-de-Montréal, Montréal, Lachine — Lachine MassacreMassacre de Lachine
On Boulevard Saint-Joseph close to 12 Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
English: During the night of the 4-5 August 1689, fifteen hundred Iroquois landed at Lachine and placed themselves in small groups near all the houses along the shore. At a given signal the massacre began; two hundred persons perished and . . . Map (db m82105) HM
12 Colorado, Kiowa County, Chivington — The Sand Creek MassacreSand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
Near County Road W, 1.3 miles east of County Road 54.
On November 29, 1864, U.S. Colonel John Chivington and 700 volunteer troops attacked an encampment of Cheyenne and Arapaho along Sand Creek. The thunderous approach of horses galloping toward camp at dawn sent hundreds fleeing from their tipis. Many . . . Map (db m180927) HM
13 Colorado, Kiowa County, Eads — HealingSand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
Near County Road W, 1.3 miles east of County Road 54. Reported permanently removed.
Though the Sand Creek Massacre has long passed, memories live on. Cheyenne and Arapaho return here to pray and pay tribute to ancestors who both perished and survived that dreadful day. Ever resilient, the Cheyenne and Arapaho nations of today . . . Map (db m181060) HM
14 Colorado, Kiowa County, Eads — Pleas for PeaceSand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
Near County Road W, 1.3 miles east of County Road 54. Reported permanently removed.
"All we ask is that we may have peace with the whites...We want to take good tidings home to our people, that they may sleep in peace." Cheyenne Chief Black Kettle As tensions mounted, Chiefs Black Kettle and Left Hand pled . . . Map (db m181243) HM
15 Colorado, Kiowa County, Eads — RemainsSand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
Near County Road W, 1.3 miles east of County Road 54. Reported permanently removed.
”Many years have passed. The land is still here. We lived here, our clans lived here. The land here is our home - we have come back home.” Arapaho: Wonoo3ei’i ceciniihi’ coowoo’ou’u. Nih’iine’etiino’ hiitiino. Neito’eininoo . . . Map (db m180923) HM
16 Colorado, Kiowa County, Eads — TestimonySand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
Near County Road W, 1.3 miles east of County Road 54. Reported permanently removed.
In the aftermath of Sand Creek, federal investigations and military inquiry took place. Dozens of eyewitness' provided testimony. Taken in Washington, D.C., Denver City, Fort Lyon, and other locations, officers, soldiers, and civilians came forth. . . . Map (db m181061) HM
17 Colorado, Kiowa County, Eads — Why?Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
On County Road W, 1.3 miles east of County Road 54. Reported permanently removed.
For years, Cheyenne and Arapaho traveled and hunted the Great Plains in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains. But in 1858, gold fever struck in Colorado Territory. Miners rushed in and tens of thousands of settlers followed. Competition for land became . . . Map (db m181241) HM
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18 Colorado, Las Animas County, Ludlow — Ludlow Tent Colony Site MemorialThe Ludlow Massacre
Near Road 44 at 61.5.
In Memory of the men, women and children, who lost their lives in freedom's cause at Ludlow, Colorado April 20, 1914.Map (db m100506) HM
19 Colorado, Las Animas County, Ludlow — Testimonies & MemoriesVoices from the Budow Massacre survive.
On County Highway 44 at County Highway 61.5, on the right when traveling west on County Highway 44.
The following statements are from people who were involved with the tragedy. They come from official records and oral histories. "They used to scrub by hand, go fetch the water a mile [or] two, [at] 3:00 in the morning. We used to make . . . Map (db m193570) HM
20 Colorado, Pueblo County, Pueblo — Fort PuebloSite of Indian Massacre — Dec 25, 1854 —
On West 1st Street at Court Street, on the right when traveling west on West 1st Street.
This memorial commemorating the Old Pueblo Fort Site erected by The Arkansas Valley & Pueblo Chapters, Daughters of the American Revolution. Dedicated Nov. 17, 1923. On Christmas Day, 1854, a massacre occurred at Fort Pueblo on the . . . Map (db m64755) HM
21 Idaho, Canyon County, Middleton — Hostility Erupts Into ViolenceWard Massacre
On Lincoln Road, 0.2 miles east of Middleton Road, on the left when traveling east.
On August 20, 1854, the Alexander Ward Party of 20 men, women, and children were traveling on the Oregon Trail with five wagons, a day behind a larger party led by Alexander Yantis. The Wards pulled their wagons off the Trail for lunch and to water . . . Map (db m22398) HM
22 Idaho, Canyon County, Middleton — Peaceful Trading Turns HostileWard Massacre
On Lincoln Road, 0.2 miles east of Middleton Road, on the left when traveling east.
In the 1830's, local tribes, including the Shoshone, Paiute, and Bannock began trading with Euro-American fur trappers and missionaries passing through southern Idaho. Peaceful exchanges beneficial to both groups increased in 1842 when wagon trains . . . Map (db m22333) HM
23 Idaho, Canyon County, Middleton — To the Memory of the PioneersWard Massacre Memorial
On Lincoln Road, 0.2 miles east of Middleton Road, on the left when traveling east.
To the memory of the pioneers who were massacred by Indians near this spot August 20, 1854. This monument is dedicated by Pioneer Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Boise, Idaho William Ward       Age 44 Margaret Ward        "   . . . Map (db m22336) HM
24 Idaho, Canyon County, Middleton — Violence is AvengedWard Massacre
On Lincoln Road, 0.2 miles Middleton Road, on the left when traveling east.
In early September, 1854, Major Granville Hallar set out with a US military force from their post in Oregon to avenge the Ward-party deaths. Upon arrival at the rebuilt Hudson Bay's Fort Boise near the mouth of the Boise River, the Indians they . . . Map (db m22366) HM
25 Idaho, Franklin County, Preston — 4 — California Volunteers March to the Bear RiverMassacre at Bear River — A Clash of Cultures —
Near U.S. 91 near Hot Springs Road, on the right when traveling north.
The tensions between the Shoshone and the settlers eventually led to a call from Utah territorial leaders of help from the Army, but the Civil War was on and military resources were stretched thin. In 1861 the third California Volunteer Infantry has . . . Map (db m105801) HM
26 Idaho, Franklin County, Preston — 3 — Change and ConflictMassacre at Bear River — A Clash of Cultures —
Near U.S. 91 near Hot Springs Road, on the right when traveling north.
End of a Way of Life The delicate balance in which the Shoshone managed food resources for thousands of years was drastically altered by colonization. By the mid-1800s, the Oregon and California Trails brought thousands of pioneers and . . . Map (db m105799) HM
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27 Idaho, Franklin County, Preston — 2 — Shoshone Bear River Winter HomeMassacre at Bear River — Mo-so-da Kahni, "Home of the Lungs" —
Near U.S. 91 near Hot Springs Road, on the right when traveling north.
Bia Ogoi - Big River The Bear River -- called Bia Ogoi or Big River by the Shoshone people -- runs west and south through this semiarid valley, eventually emptying into the Great Salt Lake. The river and its many tributaries create . . . Map (db m105797) HM
28 Idaho, Franklin County, Preston — 7 — The Earth Will RememberMassacre at Bear River — Remember, But Never Forget —
Near U.S. 91 near Hot Springs Road, on the right when traveling north.
We cry for the loss and sacrifice of those who did not survive and we honor the strength of those who lived. After the massacre, the survivors, now under Chief Sagwitch, were aided by other bands as they escaped southward. Most of the . . . Map (db m165799) HM
29 Idaho, Franklin County, Preston — 1 — The ShoshoneMassacre at Bear River — Moving With The Seasons —
Near U.S. 91 near Hot Springs Road, on the left when traveling north.
Newe, The People The Shoshone refer to themselves as Newe, the People. Their ancestral territory reached from the Wind River Range in western Wyoming to the middle of Nevada, and from the Salmon River in northeastern Idaho to central . . . Map (db m105795) HM
30 Kentucky, Laurel County, London — Levi Jackson Historic StumpMcNitt Massacre — On Boone’s Trace —
Near Group Campground Road near Levi Jackson Mill Rd (Kentucky Route 1006).
At this site on October 3, 1786 a young woman of the McNitt Party, settlers who came to be known as the “Defeated Camp”, gave birth to a daughter in a hollow tree after escaping an Indian massacre that killed all but 3 members of their . . . Map (db m172971) HM
31 Kentucky, Laurel County, London — McNitt's DefeatWorst Indian Massacre in all Kentucky — On Boone’s Trace —
On Mountain Life Museum Rd at Levi Jackson Rd (Kentucky Route 1006), on the left when traveling east on Mountain Life Museum Rd.
McNitt's Defeat October 3rd, 1786 Worst Indian massacre in all KentuckyMap (db m172970) HM
32 New Hampshire, Strafford County, Dover — 2 — Dover's Early SettlersThe Cochecho Massacre
On Central Avenue (New Hampshire Route 9) south of First Street, on the right when traveling south.
Dover’s early settlers lived in relative peace with the local Pennacook tribe, learning hunting, fishing, and farming skills from the natives in the early 17th century. Passaconaway, highly respected leader of the Pennacook Confederacy, forged . . . Map (db m152213) HM
33 New Jersey, Ocean County, Little Egg Harbor Township, Mystic Island — Pulaski Legion MemorialLittle Egg Harbor Massacre
On Radio Road when traveling east.
This tablet erected by the Society of Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey to commemorate the massacre of a portion of the legion commanded by Brigadier General the Count Casimir Pulaski of the Continental Army in the Affair at Egg Harbor, New . . . Map (db m29783) HM
34 Puerto Rico, Municipio de Ponce, Ponce, Cuarto — La Masacre de Ponce[The Ponce Massacre]
On Calle Aurora at Marina (Puerto Rico Route 123), on the left when traveling west on Calle Aurora.
El 21 de marzo de 1937, Domingo de Ramos, aconteció en este lugar uno de los sucesos más trágicos y conmovedores de nuestra historia: La Masacre de Ponce. Ese día, una marcha pacífica organizada por el partido nacionalista fue . . . Map (db m225729) HM
35 West Virginia, Cabell County, Huntington — Battle of Guyandotte"Massacre of the 9th Infantry"
Near Guyan Street north of 5th Avenue, on the left when traveling south.
When the Civil War began, few of Guyandotte’s residents were slaveholders, but many townspeople resented any infringement on their right as Virginians to own slaves. Guyandotte was reportedly the only town on the Ohio River that voted in favor of . . . Map (db m144784) HM
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36 Belgium, Région Wallonne, Liège, Malmedy — American Massacre MemorialBattle of the Bulge
On Rue de Luxembourg at Rue de Walmes on Rue de Luxembourg.
To the memory of the soldiers of the United States Army who while prisoners of war were massacred by Nazi troops on this spot on 17 December 1944. A la memoire des soldats de l'armee des etats unis, prisonniers de guerre massacres par des . . . Map (db m92232) WM
37 Saskatchewan, Terrell Rural Municipality No. 101, Spring Valley — Old Wives Massacre
On Snowbird Highway (National Highway 2), on the left when traveling south.
An Indian legend from the 1800s reveals how Old Wives Lake, to the west, was named. One winter a Cree party went beyond their traditional area in search of buffalo. They ventured into territory claimed by both the Cree and Blackfoot. The Cree . . . Map (db m204855) HM
38 Dominican Republic, Dajabón — The Haitian Massacre of 1937
On Avenida Duarte just east of Calle 27 de Febrero, on the right when traveling east.
En memoria de los casi 15,000 negros haitianos y negros dominicanos que fueron brutalmente asesinados por órdenes del tirano Rafael Leonidas Trujillo durante los ultimos meses de 1937. Y en homenaje a los dominicanos valientes que . . . Map (db m114780) HM
39 El Salvador, San Salvador, Antiguo Cuscatlán — Massacre at the Central American University (UCA)Masacre de la Universidad Americana (UCA)
∙ Ignacio Ellacuria ∙ Amando Lopez ∙ Joaquin Lopez ∙ Ignacio Martin-Baro ∙ Segundo Montes ∙ Juan Ramon Moreno 16 de noviembre de 1989 Map (db m84130) HM
40 El Salvador, San Salvador — 1975 University of El Salvador Massacre
On Autopista Norte just east of Avenida Don Bosco, on the left when traveling east.
Homenaje de la Comunidad Universitaria a los Martires Caidos en la Masacre del 30 de Julio de 1975 Carlos Fonseca ∙ Carlos Humberto Hernández ∙ Roberto Antonio Miranda ∙ Eber Gómez Mendoza ∙ Balmore Cortez . . . Map (db m142522) HM WM
41 France, Île-de-France, Seine-Saint-Denis, Saint-Denis — Sétif, Guelma and Kherrata Massacres Memorial
On Place du 8 Mai 1945, on the right when traveling north.
Á la mémoire des milliers de victimes de la répression coloniale perpétrée en Algérie à Sétif, Guelma et Kherrata le 8 mai 1945 (English translation:) In memory of the thousands of victims of the colonial . . . Map (db m245043) WM
42 Guatemala, , Guatemala City — Students Massacred on April 12, 1962
On 9a Avenida, 0.05 kilometers north of 10A Calle, on the right when traveling north.
Primer marcador: Guatemalteco: Aquí sacrifico su juventud el Br. Cesar Armando Funes, la tarde del 12 de abril de 1962, en defensa de la libertad y la democracia. Guatemala, Sept. de 1962 Segundo marcador: Cesar Armando . . . Map (db m98013) HM WM
43 Mexico, Ciudad de México, Colonia Tlatelolco — Tlatelolco Massacre of October 2, 1968Masacre de Tlatelolco del 2 de octubre, 1968
Near Ave. Ricardo Flores Magón.
1968-1993 …Adelante!! A los compañeros caídos el 2 de octubre de 1968 en esta plaza Cuitlahuac Gallegos Bañuelos, 19 años. Ana María Maximiana Mendoza, 19 años. Gilberto Reynoso Ortíz, 21 años. Antonio Solorzano Gaona, 47 años. . . . Map (db m91671) HM
44 Mexico, Guanajuato, León — Massacre of January 2, 1946
On Benito Juárez just south of Portal Aldama, on the left when traveling south.
“La sangre de hombres y mujeres por la democracia, no ha sido en vano…hoy los ciudadanos de estas tierras del Bajío, mantienen el alto el estandarte del Municipio Libre” H. Ayuntamiento de León 1992-1994 Rinde Homenaje a los . . . Map (db m127458) HM
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45 Mexico, Guanajuato, San Felipe — 1936 San Felipe Massacre
On Principal just east of Pino Suárez, on the left when traveling east.
1er. Regimiento de Caballería de la Matriz General San Felipe, Gto. En memoria de los caidos en esta plaza durante el zafarrancho del domingo 29 de marzo de 1936 que propició el arribo del Presidente de México Lázaro . . . Map (db m132044) HM
46 Mexico, Morelos, Cuernavaca — Temixco Massacre
On Calle Gutemberg just west of Guerrero, on the left when traveling west.
En este lugar, a las puertas del Palacio de Gobierno, el 28 de marzo de 2011, se instaló una Ofrenda ante el vil asesinato de 7 personas: Juan Francisco Sicilia Ortega, Julio César Romero Jaime, Luis Antonio Romero Jaime, Jaime . . . Map (db m207053) HM
47 United Kingdom, Scotland, Highland, Ballachulish — Massacre of Glencoe MemorialClan MacDonald
On Upper Carnoch, on the left.
This Cross is Reverently Erected in the Memory of McIan Chief of the MacDonalds of Glencoe Who fell with his people in the Massacre of Glencoe of 13 Feb: 1692 By his direct descendant Ellen Burns MacDonald of Glencoe . . . Map (db m85791) HM
48 Alabama, Baldwin County, Tensaw — Fort Mims Massacre
Near Fort Sims Road, 0.3 miles north of Boatyard Road (County Road 80).
In honor of the men, women and children massacred by Creek Indians in brave defence of Fort Mims Aug. 30, 1813. Map (db m86716) HM
49 Alabama, Butler County, Forest Home — The Butler Massacre / Fort Bibb
On Pineapple Highway (Alabama Route 10) 0.8 miles west of Bibb Road (County Road 5), on the right when traveling west.
(obverse) The Butler Massacre On March 20, 1818, Capt. William Butler, Capt. James Saffold, William Gardener, Daniel Shaw and John Hinson left Fort Bibb to meet Col. Sam Dale. They were attacked near Pine Barren Creek by Savannah . . . Map (db m83259) HM
50 Alabama, Butler County, Greenville — Ogly-Stroud Massacre / Gary's Stockade
On Sherling Lake Road (Road 44) 0.4 miles north of Ridge Road (County Road 54), on the right when traveling north.
Ogly-Stroud Massacre William Ogly built his cabin near this site at Poplar Springs along the Federal Road, and was killed here with most of his family on March 13, 1818. His friend Eli Stroud's wife was fatally wounded and their infant . . . Map (db m120933) HM
51 Alabama, Clarke County, Whatley — Kimbell - James Massacre←½ mile—
On U.S. 84 at County Road 22, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 84.
Sept. 1, 1813 Creek Indian War. 1813-14 Part of War of 1812. British used Pensacola as base to arm, incite Indians against U.S.. Prophet Francis led Indians in this raid on Kimbell home. They killed and scalped 12 of 14 (two survivors . . . Map (db m47635) HM
52 Alabama, Etowah County, Rainbow City — Site of 1784 Indian Massacre
On Rainbow Drive (U.S. 411) east of Peteet Street, on the right when traveling east.
The lone survivor being Edmond Jones, 5 year old son of William and Hannah Humphries Jones, who later gave the land for the cemetery.Map (db m156398) HM
53 Arizona, Maricopa County, Sentinel — Oatman Massacre Site
Near Oatman Road, 8.8 miles north of Agua Caliente Road.
Site of Oatman Massacre Feb. 18, 1851 Map (db m72167) HM
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54 Arizona, Maricopa County, Wickenburg — Wickenburg Massacre
On U.S. 60 at milepost 106 at Flying E Ranch Road, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 60.
. . . Map (db m29478) HM
55 Arkansas, Boone County, Harrison — Mountain Meadows Massacre – The Attack
On North Main Street (Business U.S. 65) at West Rush Avenue, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
In early September, 1857, the train arrived in a valley known as Mountain Meadows in southwestern Utah. Beginning early on the morning of September 7, the emigrants' camp was attacked by a group of Mormon militiamen and some Paiute Indians whom the . . . Map (db m225250) HM
56 Arkansas, Boone County, Harrison — Mountain Meadows Massacre – The Journey
On North Main Street (Business U.S. 65) at West Rush Avenue, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
Modern historical research has yielded information which was not readily available to those who designed the 1955 monument. Here is presented updated information and a modified more accurate map of the emigrants' route. Dedicated . . . Map (db m225248) HM
57 Arkansas, Boone County, Harrison — Mountain Meadows Massacre – The Victims
On North Main Street (Business U.S. 65) at West Rush Avenue, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
In memory of those who were killed in the Mountain Meadows Massacre, in September of 1857. Dedicated in 2020. Modern historical research has yielded information which was not readily available to those who designed the 1955 monument. . . . Map (db m225251) HM
58 Arkansas, Boone County, Harrison — The Mountain Meadows Massacre
On North Main Street at West Rush Avenue, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
In memory of 140 men, women and children N.W. Arkansas emigrants to California. In 1857 under leadership of Alexander Fancher (Piney Alex) left from Caravan Spring 4 miles south of here around May 1st - Camped at Mountain Meadows, Utah in early . . . Map (db m143889) HM
59 Arkansas, Carroll County, Alpena — The Mountain Meadows Massacre
On County Road 912, 0.1 miles north of U.S. 412, on the right when traveling north.
In early April 1857, a large wagon train known as the Fancher-Baker train left Caravan Spring (south of Harrison) and headed for California. They camped at this site en route to intercept the Cherokee trail at the Grand Saline in Indian territory. . . . Map (db m225245) HM
60 Arkansas, Madison County, Huntsville — 54 — Huntsville Massacre
On West War Eagle Avenue at West Main Street (Business U.S. 412), on the right when traveling west on West War Eagle Avenue.
Front On January 10, 1863, nine men, including two Confederate officers and prominent local citizens and Masonic lodge members, were taken from a guardhouse near here, led to Samuel Vaughn's farm one mile northeast of Huntsville, and shot. . . . Map (db m141514) HM
61 California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Chinatown — Chinese Massacre
On Los Angeles Street north of U.S. 101, on the right when traveling south.
Chinese immigrants established their first community in Los Angeles in what is now part of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument. By 1870 about two hundred Chinese had settled in Los Angeles Street across from the Garnier Building, then . . . Map (db m140033) HM
62 Colorado, Denver County, Denver, Central — 280 — Sand Creek Massacre
On Colfax Avenue.
The controversy surrounding this Civil War Monument has become a symbol of Coloradans' struggle to understand and take responsibility for our past. On November 29, 1864, Colorado's First and Third Cavalry, commanded by Colonel John Chivington, . . . Map (db m6755) HM
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63 Colorado, Kiowa County, Chivington — Welcome to the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
On Unnamed entrance road north of County Road W, in the median.
We ran up the creek with the cavalry following us…The dry bed of the stream was now a terrible sight: men, women, and children lying thickly scattered on the sand, some dead and the rest too badly wounded to move… George . . . Map (db m181944) HM WM
64 Colorado, Las Animas County, Ludlow — The Ludlow Massacre
Near County Road 44 at 61.5.
  On April 20, 1914, the State Militia unleashed an un-warranted attack on striking coal miners and their families living in a tent colony at this site. Eleven children and two women suffocated in a cellar beneath a tent when flames engulfed the . . . Map (db m100509) HM
65 Colorado, Las Animas County, Trinidad — 247 — The Ludlow Massacre - Cultural Frontier / Hispano Colorado - El Moro Country
Near El Moro Road (at milepost 18) at Linden Avenue (County Road 71.1).
Panel 1 The Ludlow Massacre By April 1914, the striking coal miners encamped at Ludlow (ten miles northwest of here) had nothing to lose but their lives. Poor, powerless, largely immigrant, they had held out for . . . Map (db m97716) HM
66 Colorado, Prowers County, Wiley — Why a Massacre?
Near County Highway 35.25 south of County Highway JJ.
I saw the American flag waving and heard Black Kettle tell the Indians to stand around the flag. I also saw a white flag raised. These...were in such a conspicuous position they could not have been missed. -Robert Bent, son of William . . . Map (db m181015) HM
67 Florida, Baker County, Olustee — A Bloody Massacre
Near Battlefield Trail, 0.4 miles north of U.S. 90.
At this point in the battle, the Union had five cannons captured and nearly every other cannon was rendered useless. “The horses and men were nearly all killed or wounded, and it was the greatest slaughter among artillery known in the . . . Map (db m146303) HM
68 Florida, Brevard County, Mims — Rosewood Massacre - 1921Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Memorial Park
Near Freedom Avenue, 0.3 miles south of Parker Street, on the right when traveling south.
On January 1, 1923 a massacre was carried out in a small, predominantly Black town of Rosewood in Central Florida. The massacre was instigated by the rumor that a white woman, Fanny Taylor, had been sexually assaulted by a black man in her home . . . Map (db m179269) HM
69 Florida, Broward County, Fort Lauderdale — Cooley's Massacre
Near Bryan Place at Cooley Avenue.
This monument marks the site of the William Cooley plantation. Cooley arrived here in 1824 and soon became the leader of the small settlement that grew along the New River. On January 6, 1836, local Indians attacked Cooley's homestead, killing . . . Map (db m127510) HM
70 Florida, Escambia County, Pensacola, Southeast Pensacola — F-1107 — Battle and Massacre at Bayou TexarFirst Seminole War, April 1818
Near East Lloyd Street at North 20th Avenue.
In the closing phases of the First Seminole War (1817-1818), a U.S. supply boat was attacked by Creek Indians. The boat was ascending the Escambia River from Pensacola in Spanish West Florida, and was bound for Fort Crawford in the American Alabama . . . Map (db m242608) HM
71 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — The Scott Massacre
On South River Landing Road, 0.5 miles south of Washington Street (U.S. 90), on the right when traveling south.
The first U.S. defeat of the Seminole Wars took place here on November 30, 1817. Several hundred Seminole, Creek and maroon (Black Seminole) warriors came to this site following raids by U.S. troops on the Creek Indian village of Fowltown near . . . Map (db m113147) HM
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72 Florida, Marion County, Ocala — Dade MassacreFort King National Historic Landmark
Near East Fort King Street at SE 39th Avenue.
December 28, 1835 The start of the Second Seminole War: The first attack on that deadly day Dade Massacre On December 23, 1835, two companies of U.S. troops were dispatched from Fort Brooke in Tampa under the . . . Map (db m201516) HM
73 Florida, Marion County, Ocala — Dade MassacreOcala - Marion County Veterans Memorial Park
Near East Fort King Street, 0.1 miles south of East Silver Springs Boulevard.
Dade Massacre Dec. 28, 1835 Major Francis L. Dade and 110 men were attacked six miles north of Withlacoochee River. Four survived and one lived to tell the story. Troop was en route to Ft. King. Same day, Gen. Thompson and . . . Map (db m198813) HM WM
74 Florida, Orange County, Ocoee — F-1078 — Orange County Election Day Violence/ Ocoee Massacre and Exodus
On North Lakeshore Drive at Oakland Avenue, on the right when traveling south on North Lakeshore Drive.
Orange County Election Day Violence Leading up to Election Day on November 2, 1920, the Ku Klux Klan and the United Confederate Veterans held rallies and parades to discourage African Americans from voting. County officials arranged for . . . Map (db m160890) HM
75 Florida, Pasco County, Darby — The Bradley Massacre
On Bellamy Brothers Boulevard (County Road 581) south of Darby Road, on the right when traveling north.
Near this spot, on May 14, 1856, a Seminole war party attacked the home of an early settler Capt. Robert Duke Bradley of the Florida Foot Volunteers. Two of the Bradley children were killed before the Indians withdrew. This was the last such attack . . . Map (db m37715) HM
76 Florida, St. Johns County, Crescent Beach — Massacre by MenendezFort Matanzas National Monument
Near A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway (State Highway A1A) 4 miles south of State Highway 206, on the right when traveling south.
Massacre by Menendez of Ribault and his men September 1565Map (db m127496) HM
77 Florida, St. Johns County, Summer Haven — F-85 — Massacre of the FrenchMatanzas Inlet
On North Ocean Boulevard (State Road 1A), on the right when traveling south.
In 1565 some 300 French castaways, under Jean Ribault, were massacred here by Spaniards, crushing their attempt to occupy Florida. The French ships, sailing from Fort Caroline to attack St. Augustine, were driven ashore by a storm. At this inlet . . . Map (db m46145) HM
78 Georgia, Fannin County, McCaysville — 55-1 — The Madden Branch MassacreAnti-Confederate activity in North Georgia
On Blue Ridge Drive (Georgia Route 5) 0 miles south of Toccoa Street (Georgia Route 60), on the right when traveling south.
North of here on Madden Branch in Polk County, Tennessee, on November 29, 1864, during the American Civil War, six Georgians trying to enlist in the U.S. Army—Thomas Bell, Harvey Brewster, James T. Hughes, James B. Nelson, Elijah Robinson, . . . Map (db m47731) HM
79 Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Peachtree Center — Lynching in America / 1906 Atlanta Race MassacreCommunity Remembrance Project
On Courtland Street Northeast at John Wesley Dobbs Avenue Northeast, on the left when traveling south on Courtland Street Northeast.
Lynching in America Racial terror lynching between 1865 and 1950 claimed the lives of thousands of African Americans and created a legacy of injustice that can still be felt today. During this era, lynching emerged as the most notorious form . . . Map (db m227435) HM
80 Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, South Atlanta — The History of Brownsville / Brownsville and the 1906 Atlanta Race MassacreCommunity Remembrance Project
Near Gammon Street Southeast, 0.2 miles west of Lansing Street Southeast, on the left when traveling west.
The History of Brownsville The origins of Brownsville began as the 12-year period of Reconstruction was ending following the Civil War. The Reconstruction era was a period of legal, political, and social recreation, during which Black people's . . . Map (db m227410) HM
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81 Georgia, Mitchell County, Camilla — 101.1 — Camilla Massacre
On West Broad Street at North Court Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Broad Street.
In one of the most violent episodes in Reconstruction Georgia, a rally in Mitchell County in September 1868 resulted in about a dozen freedmen being killed and several dozen wounded. Georgia had been re-admitted to the United States just two . . . Map (db m218685) HM
82 Georgia, Ware County, Waycross — 148-6 — The Wildes Massacre
On Memorial Drive (Georgia Route 4) at Screven Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Memorial Drive.
Here, on a Sunday morning in July, 1832, seven members of the Wildes Settlement were murdered by an Indian raiding party from the Okefenokee Swamp. Six of the victims were of the Wildes family, one was a 12-year-old girl of the Wilkinsons. Five . . . Map (db m53057) HM
83 Idaho, Canyon County, Middleton — 75 — The Ward Massacre
On Lincoln Road, 0.2 miles east of Middleton Road, on the left when traveling east.
Only 2 young boys survived the Indian attack on Alexander Ward's 20 member party, Oregon bound on August 20, 1854. Military retaliation for the slaughter so enraged the Indians that Hudson's Bay Co. posts Fort Boise and Fort Hall had to be . . . Map (db m22328) HM
84 Idaho, Cassia County, Almo — Horrible Indian MassacreAlmo Idaho
On Elba-Almo Road at 3000 South, on the right when traveling south on Elba-Almo Road.
Dedicated to the Memory Of those who lost their lives in a most Horrible Indian Massacre 1861 Three hundred immigrants west bound Only five escapedMap (db m119536) HM
85 Idaho, Franklin County, Preston — 216 — Bear River Massacre
On U.S. 91 just south of Hot Spring Road, on the right when traveling north.
Very few Northwestern Shoshoni survived a battle here that turned into a massacre by Col. P.E. Connor’s California Volunteers. In 1863, Conner and his force set out from Salt Lake City on a cold January campaign in response to friction between the . . . Map (db m165800) HM
86 Idaho, Franklin County, Preston — 186 — Bear River Massacre Monument — Pioneer Women —
On Highway 91 (State Highway 91) just south of Hot Spring Road, on the right when traveling north.
Attacks by the Indians on the peaceful inhabitants in this vicinity led to the final battle here January 29, 1863. The conflict occurred in deep snow and bitter cold. Scores of wounded and frozen soldiers were taken from the battlefield to the . . . Map (db m105785) HM
87 Idaho, Lemhi County, Leadore — Massacred by Nez Perce
Near Idaho Route 28, on the right when traveling north.
Massacred by Nez Perce Indians Aug-15-1877 Al Green Jim Hayden Dan Coombs +Two Others Sheehan's Dubois Lions Map (db m109388) HM
88 Idaho, Owyhee County, Murphy — The Otter Massacre
On Highway 78 near Bailey Street, on the left when traveling west.
Erected to the memory of the Otter Massacre 1860 Forty four persons ambushed by Shoshoni Indians either killed or scattered. Most awful human experience. Site ten miles east on Sinker Creek.Map (db m110210) HM
89 Idaho, Power County, American Falls — Massacre Rock - A Clashing of Cultures
Near Park Lane near Register Road, on the left when traveling west.
These reported incidents of Shoshone Indian attacks on emigrant wagon trains in this gap and surrounding area between 1851 and August 10, 1862, led to the naming of these rock outcrop as "Massacre Rocks." The granite marker was dedicated by the . . . Map (db m124160) HM
90 Idaho, Power County, American Falls — Massacre Rocks on Old Oregon Trail
Near Park Lane near Register Road, on the left when traveling west.
In this defile on August 10, 1862 a band of Shoshone Indians ambushed an Immigrant Train bound for Oregon killing nine white men and wounding six.Map (db m124159) HM
91 Illinois, Madison County, Alton — In Remembrance - Wood River Massacre - July 10, 1814
On College Avenue (Illinois Route 140) at Park Road (Illinois Route 140), on the right when traveling west on College Avenue.
In remembrance of the pioneer days of this area and to the memory of the victims of the Wood River Massacre who were killed by Indians near this site on July 10, 1814 - Rachel Reagan, Elizabeth 7, Timothy 3 wife and children of Reason Reagan - . . . Map (db m47661) HM
92 Illinois, St. Clair County, East St. Louis, East St. Louis Township — East St. Louis Race Massacre, July 1917
Near James R Thompson Boulevard south of South 5th Street.
One of American history's most violent race riots took place here on July 2, 1917. Hundreds of citizens were brutalized in a day of death, burning, and destruction. White rioters lynched, shot, and burned innocent blacks, burned their homes, and . . . Map (db m228260) HM
93 Illinois, Williamson County, Herrin — Herrin Massacre Memorial
Near East Stotlar Street at Bandyville Road.
(front:) In recognition of the men who lost their lives in the conflict of June 21 & 22, 1922. A time of labor unrest and lawlessness which still stands as the largest loss of life due to a labor dispute in the country. A tragedy known as . . . Map (db m216308) HM
94 Indiana, Dearborn County, Aurora, Center Township — Lochry Massacre Memorial
Near Riverview Drive south of East Laughery Creek Road, on the right when traveling south.
In memory of Col. Archibald Lochry and the members of the Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Militia, who were defeated near here August 24, 1781 by Chief Joseph Brant and a coalition of Ohio Indians. Killed Col. Archibald Lochry . . . Map (db m222279) WM
95 Indiana, Dearborn County, Aurora, Center Township — Lochry Massacre Memorial
Near Riverview Drive south of East Laughery Creek Road, on the right when traveling south.
In memory of Colonel Archibald Lochry and his command who were massacred by the Indians and British near this site August 24, 1781 Major Creacroft • Adjt Guthrie • Quartermaster Wallace • Capt. Campbell • Capt. Thomas Stokely • Capt. . . . Map (db m244090) WM
96 Indiana, Madison County, Markleville — 48.1966.1 — Massacre of Indians
On State Road 38 E, 0.5 miles west of Chesterfield Road (400 E), on the right when traveling west.
In 1824, nine Indians were murdered by white men near this spot. The men were tried, found guilty and hanged. It was the first execution of white men for killing Indians.Map (db m170002) HM
97 Indiana, Sullivan County, Fairbanks — 77.1989.4 — Fairbanks' Massacre — Sergeant Nathan Fairbanks —
On State Road 63 at West Market Street, on the left when traveling north on State Road 63.
A War of 1812 military action occurred in September 1812 three miles west/southwest of here. While escorting supplies from Fort Knox near Vincennes to Fort Harrison at Terre Haute, Sergeant Nathan Fairbanks and approximately a dozen soldiers were . . . Map (db m21761) HM
98 Indiana, Whitley County, Columbia City — La Balme Massacre Site
On East de la Balme Road west of South Johnson Road, on the right when traveling west.
In Memory of Col. Augustin de La Balme and his Soldiers who were killed in Battle with the Miami Indians, Under Little Turtle, at this place, November 5th, 1780Map (db m52758) HM
99 Iowa, Dickinson County, Arnolds Park — Massacre MonumentGardner Cabin
On Monument Drive.
(Side One:) The pioneer settlers named below were massacred by Sioux Indians March 8 to 13 1857. This barbarous work was commenced near this spot and continued to Springfield now Jackson Minn. Robert Clark · Rowland Gardner · . . . Map (db m82847) HM
100 Kansas, Bourbon County, Marmaton — Site of Marmaton MassacreOct. 22, 1864
On Kansas Road west of 155th Street, on the right when traveling west.
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