Indian and Settler Conflict

Indian and Settler Conflict (HM1PEW)

Location: Haysi, VA 24256 Dickenson County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 12.396', W 82° 17.702'

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In August 1792, during a period of frontier
unrest, Indians attacked the home of David
Musick and his wife, Annie, near Honaker
in Russell County. They killed Musick and
captured his wife and their five children
Abraham, Elijah, Samuel, Elexius, and Phoebe.
The prisoners were marched to present day
Dickenson County at the junction of Russell
Fork and Russell Prater Creek.
Nearby a
company of militiamen attacked the Indians
and the surviving Musick family members
escaped. During the skirmish one Indian was
killed and another was wounded. The remainder retreated westward.
Marker NumberXB-23
Year Placed2000
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 at 5:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 385082 N 4118576
Decimal Degrees37.20660000, -82.29503333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 12.396', W 82° 17.702'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 12' 23.76" N, 82° 17' 42.12" W
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Area Code(s)276
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 251 Main St, Haysi VA 24256, US
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