Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Battle Creek Massacre

Marker ID: THC 3C 4
Location: TN 49, Robertson County, at Coopertown Road
County: Robertson
Waymark: None


2 miles S.E., along Battle Creek in Jan. 1780, settlers fleeing from Renfro's Station on Red River about 17 miles away, were caught by Indians and massacred. The sole survivor was a widow named Jones who made her way 4 days later into a Settlements station.