Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Pigeon Roost Memorial

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Pigeon Roost Memorial
US 31
Underwood IN 47177




The Pigeon Roost Memorial is located five miles south of Scottsburg, Indiana on US 31. The memorial marks the spot of a massacre which occurred at Pigeon Roost in 1812 as part of the hostilities of the War of 1812. Pigeon Roost was established in 1809. The settlement was attacked by Indians on September 3, 1812. Over twenty settlers were killed.

The Pigeon Roost Memorial was dedicated on October 1, 1904 and became a state historic site in 1929.

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