Long Run Massacre Historical Marker Tribute
LONG RUN MASSACRE
One mile south. Scene of massacre, undoubtedly the the bloodiest in early Kentucky, which took place, 1781. A Miami Indian party killed over 60 pioneers en route from Squire Boone’s Painted Stone Station to safety of forts at Falls of the Ohio. Next day, reinforced by British Capt. McKee’s Hurons, they killed 16 of 25 militia led by Col. John Floyd to bury massacre victims.
Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways – 1966
Long Run Massacre – Louisville, Kentucky – Historical Marker
Shelbyville Road, Louisville, KY 40245, USA
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