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Stone fence enclosing common grave of victims of the Fort Seybert
Massacre
Stone fence enclosing the common grave of victims of the Fort Seybert Massacre


On April 28, 1758, Native Americans attacked Fort Seybert in present-day Pendleton County, killing or capturing more than forty settlers.

Learn more:
"New Interpretations of Fort Seybert"
Description of the Fort Seybert Massacre, From Chronicles of Border Warfare
"Pendleton Indian Massacre One of History's Worst"



April 28: Benwood Disaster


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