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Prophetstown in Whiteside County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Prophetstown

 
 
Prophetstown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
1. Prophetstown Marker
Inscription.  Prophetstown occupies the site of the village of the Winnebago Prophet, which the Illinois volunteers destroyed on May 10, 1832, in the first act of hostility in the Black Hawk War.
 
Erected 1934 by State of Illinois.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 41° 40.426′ N, 89° 56.499′ W. Marker is in Prophetstown, Illinois, in Whiteside County. Marker is at the intersection of Johnson Drive and Grove Street, on the right when traveling east on Johnson Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Prophetstown IL 61277, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wabokieshiek, White Cloud The Prophet (approx. 0.4 miles away); Prophetstown State Park (approx. half a mile away).
 
Prophetstown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
2. Prophetstown Marker
Prophetstown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 24, 2014
3. Prophetstown Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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