OOS Sculpture

The Gnadenhutten Massacre

1872 / R. S. Miller / Gnadenhutten

The Gnadenhutten Massacre

This obelisk was erected on June 5, 1872, in Memorium of ninety Christians Indians who were murdered for harvesting their own crops. Near this obelisk is the burial mound of those who were murdered.

Location: Gnadenhutten Park and Museum, 182 Cherry Street

County

: Tuscarawas

Citation

: R. S. Miller, “The Gnadenhutten Massacre,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 26, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1758.

Title

The Gnadenhutten Massacre

Description

This obelisk was erected on June 5, 1872, in Memorium of ninety Christians Indians who were murdered for harvesting their own crops. Near this obelisk is the burial mound of those who were murdered.

Creator

Date

1872

Format

Identifier

1758

Location City

Location County

Location Street

182 Cherry Street

Installation Date

June 5, 1872