Lexington Gazette. (Lexington, Va.)
Also known as the "News-Gazette."
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
General, 20th century newspaper articles describing events in the 1750s.
This file contains a Lexington Gazette article describing a general history of Native American presence and conflict in Rockbridge County, an article on a Shawnee raid on cabins located on Purgatory Creek, and a manuscript chapter recounting a settler's child being kidnapped by Native Americans.
This collection consists of files containing newspaper articles, history essays and writing, and photographs concerning Native American land, battles with colonial settlers, prominent figures, and forts in Rockbridge County. Many materials describe the Shawnee Tribe and their presence and relationship with settlers in Kerrs Creek, Abbs' Valley, Balcony Falls, and Hayes Creek Mound. Some materials concern the death of Chief Cornstalk, also known as Hokoleskwa, and the Kerrs Creek Massacre.
- Subject: Shawnee Indians X
- Archival Object 1
- Collection 1
- Battles 1
- Shawnee Indians 1
- Shawnee Indians -- Wars 1
- Virginia -- Rockbridge County 1