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Milford, Pennsylvania: Tom Quick Native Killer Monument

Controversial monument to a man who spent 40 years avenging his father's murder. A modern plaque marks the spot where the monument stood until 2016; the monument is now one block south, inside The Columns Museum of the Pike County Historical Society.

W. Sarah St., Milford, PA
I-84 exit 46, then drive east on US-6 two miles into Milford. Turn north on US-209/Broad St. At the north edge of town, turn west onto Sarah St. You'll see the Monument base straight ahead, in the middle of Sarah St.
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The monument is now at the Pike County Historical Society's museum, included in a display about the Lenape Indians and assembled by the three federally recognized tribes.

[Lori Strelecki, 01/13/2024]
Tom Quick Indian Killer Monument

You may as well remove this from your list -- it no longer exists. Vandals destroyed the monument in the night last summer and there are no plans to replace it. Yellow mums have been planted where the monument once stood.

[Karl Merchant, 10/05/1998]

The monument was rebuilt and several attempts were made to put it back, but the town repeatedly backed off under criticism. Tom Quick's monument currently stands in a storage shed. His bones are still buried in the traffic island that once held his monument, along with a plaque criticizing the whole thing.

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