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McDowell, John, 1706-1742


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Balcony Falls

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Contains semi-dramatized account of violent interaction between numerous then-Augusta county citizens and a local Native American tribe near Balcony Falls, resulting in numerous deaths on both sides.

Dates: 1872 - 1988

Battle of 1742, 1906-04

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Contains 1906 report on the Battle of 1942, which involved a number of notable Rockbridge County citizens in a violent conflict with Native American tribes.

Dates: 1906-04

Borden, 1933-03-23 - 1940-01-25

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

This file contains two copies of E.P. Tompkins article on the Borden Grant, as well as a number of Lexington New Gazette articles on the same topic.

Dates: 1933-03-23 - 1940-01-25

General, 1939-04-19

 File — Box 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a Rockbridge County News article on historic houses and land donations given to the county, as well as a typescript essay entitled "Historic and Romantic Balcony Downs," which recounts early Rockbridge County conflict with Native Americans.

Dates: 1939-04-19

Rockbridge County - Early Days, 1740 - 1790

 File — RHS Collections #0083 - #0087, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

This file contains a copy and transcript of John McDowell's company.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1740 - 1790