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On October 3, 1759, a company of nearly 120 men under the command of Major Robert Rogers attacked an Indian Village on the St. Francis River between Montreal and Quebec, killing most of the occupants and looting and burning the Jesuit Mission that supported the town. The loot taken from the church included gold candlesticks, coins, a gold calf, and a ten pound silver statuette of the Madonna holding the baby Jesus. This was done during the French-Indian War, and as the raiding party escaped southward the French and their Indian allies the Abenaki were in hot pursuit of Rogers Rangers, who had hundreds of hard miles to cross and no food or supplies to support them. the Ranger party split up, many died, and much of the stolen treasure, including the Madonna, was lost in the New England wilderness. The historical value of the Silver Madonna, which has never been found- priceless. This is the story. NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West (Spotify)- 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Follow Us 1001 Radio Days right here at Google Podcasts FREE: 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales at Google Podcasts 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries at Google Podcasts: 1001 Sherlock Holmes Stories (& Tales from Arthur Conan Doyle) 1001 Ghost Stories & Tales of the Macabre on Spotify: 1001 Stories for the Road on Google Podcasts Enjoy 1001 Greatest Love Stories on Google Podcasts 1001 History's Best Storytellers: (author interviews) on Stitcher APPLE USERS (NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West- 1001 Stories From Roy's Diner at Apple Podcasts Catch 1001 Heroes on any Apple Device here (Free):  Catch 1001 CLASSIC SHORT STORIES at Apple Podcast App Now: Catch 1001 Stories for the Road at Apple Podcast now: NEW Enjoy 1001 Greatest Love Stories on Apple Devices here: Catch 1001 RADIO DAYS now at Apple iTunes! NEW 1001 Ghost Stories & Tales of the Macabre is now playing at Apple Podcasts! NEW Enjoy 1001 History's Best Storytellers (Interviews) on Apple Devices here: NEW Enjoy 1001 Sherlock Holmes Stories and The Best of Arthur Conan Doyle Get all of our shows at one website: REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: [email protected] SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! Its time I started asking for support! Thank you. Its a few dollars a month OR a one time. (Any amount is appreciated). YOUR REVIEWS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS AT APPLE/ITUNES AND ALL ANDROID HOSTS ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! LINKS BELOW.
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