#0217 Black Star Canyon Indian Village Site


#0217 Black Star Canyon Indian Village Site

Site information:

On the east side of Black Star Canyon Rd, 5.0 mi N of the locked gate, accessible only by biking or hiking


Plaque information:

No plaque

OHP description:

The Indians who lived on the village located here had stolen some horses, and the whites followed them back to their camp. After a skirmish, the whites left with the horses that the Indians had not killed. In 1878 the Black Star Coal Mining Company had a mine at the mouth of the canyon.

Registered 6/20/1935