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Lexington Gazette. (Lexington, Va.)

 Organization

Also known as the "News-Gazette."

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

General, 20th century newspaper articles describing events in the 1750s.

 File — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Majority of material found within 20th century newspaper articles describing events in the 1750s.

Native Americans

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0062
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1872 - 1988