Prophetstown in Whiteside County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Wabokieshiek, White Cloud The Prophet
Wabokieshiek, (White Cloud, "The Prophet" circa 1790-1841) was an advisor to Black Hawk. This area known as the "Prophet's Village," was burned by Capt Abraham Lincoln's Company during the Black Hawk War. 1832--Black Hawk and Wabokieshiek were captured in WI.
Location. 41° 40.381′ N, 89° 56.047′ W. Marker is in Prophetstown, Illinois, in Whiteside County. Marker is at the intersection of East Riverside Drive and Market Street, on the right when traveling west on East Riverside 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. Prophetstown State Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Prophetstown (approx. 0.4 miles away).
Additional keywords. Ho-Chunk (Winnebago); Sauk (Sac)
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2019. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on March 30, 2019. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.