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Connell's Prairie Marker
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LandRover
N 47° 11.300 W 122° 07.645
10T E 566104 N 5226462
Quick Description: Between Bonney Lake & Buckley
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 4/7/2006 8:58:29 PM
Waymark Code: WMA1P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ambrosia
Views: 86

Long Description:
Information from Marker:
This memorial was erected by the Washington State Historical Society A.D. 1924

In this vicinity seven white men on way form Camp Naches to Fort Steilacoom were ambushed by Indians October 31, 1855. 2 of the number Colonel Miles & Moses were killed.

Near here Indians lay in ambush and killed Lieutenant McAllister and Michael Connell. October 27, 1855

50 feet directly in front of this was the military road from Fort Steilacoom via Naches Pass to Fort Walla Walla. Located A.D. 1853 - 1854


Marker Name: Connell's Prairie

Marker Type: Roadside

Town name: Buckley

Date marker was placed: 1924

Placer: Washington State Historical Society

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