“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Prophetstown in Whiteside County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Prophetstown State Park

Indian Village

Prophetstown State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
August 22, 2018
1. Prophetstown State Park Marker
Inscription.  Here lived the Winnebagoes who fought on the side of the British in the War of 1812 and joined Black Hawk's Band in 1832.

Prophetstown State Park authorized by the Illinois General Assembly in 1947 was sponsored by Representative George S. Brydia. It has been developed in the administration of Governor William G. Stratton.
Erected by Glen D. Palmer, Director of Conservation and Robert G. Miley, Supt. of Parks & Memorials.
Location. 41° 40.357′ N, 89° 55.957′ W. Marker is in Prophetstown, Illinois, in Whiteside County. Marker is at the intersection of East Riverside Drive and Park Avenue, 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. Wabokieshiek, White Cloud The Prophet (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Prophetstown (approx. half a mile away).
Additional keywords. Ho-Chunk (Winnebago); Sauk (Sac)
View of the Rock River image. Click for full size.
August 22, 2018
2. View of the Rock River

Categories. Native AmericansParks & Recreational AreasSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
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