Lochry’s Defeat

2019-01-18T02:21:05+00:00January 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Early in the morning on August 24, 1781, not far from the mouth of he Great Miami River, Colonel Archibald Lochry landed his party of over one hundred men on the northern bank of the Ohio river.  Knowing that he was in hostile territory Lochry never-the-less [...]

The Lord’s Martyrs

2019-01-10T20:54:36+00:00January 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

There was an uncommon barking of the dogs as the Moravian missionaries at New Gnadenhutten sat eating their evening meal.   It was the evening of November 24, 1755.   Brother Senseman rose from the table to investigate the commotion.  Several others followed him to the door, which [...]

The History of the Gnadenhutten Massacre

2019-01-07T23:13:35+00:00December 29th, 2018|Eighteen For Mercy|

In Tuscarawas County, Ohio there is a small town still in existence called Gnadenhutten. This is the oldest village in the state of Ohio. Nearby there is a park and a memorial dedicated to the ninety-six Christian Moravian Indians who were massacred there by the Washington [...]