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Fairbanks' Massacre
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 13.165 W 087° 31.288
16S E 454984 N 4341255
Quick Description: War of 1812 soldiers killed by Indians.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 2/21/2008 11:21:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM3768
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Muirwoody
Views: 22

Long Description:

Marker Erected by: Indiana Michigan Power and Sullivan County Historical Society.
Location: Main St. (IN-63) & Market St. (CR-926), Fairbanks.

Marker Text:

FAIRBANKS' MASSACRE
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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 ambushed -- and most killed -- by Indians.

County: Sullivan

Year Placed: 1989

Name: Fairbanks' Massacre

ID#: Not listed

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