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Davenport in Scott County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Blackhawk Purchase Treaty Commemorative

 
 
Blackhawk Purchase Treaty Commemorative Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 5, 2000
1. Blackhawk Purchase Treaty Commemorative Marker
Inscription. To commemorate the Blackhawk Purchase Treaty signed by Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott and Hon. John Reynolds for the United States of America and by Chiefs Keokuk and Waupella for the Sac and Fox Indians at Davenport Iowa Sept. 21, 1832.
 
Erected 1917 by Hannah Caldwell Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 31.141′ N, 90° 34.593′ W. Marker is in Davenport, Iowa, in Scott County. Marker is on Biederbeck Drive. Touch for map. The historical marker is located in LeClaire Park. Marker is in this post office area: Davenport IA 52801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Armstrong (approx. 0.6 miles away in Illinois); 15-Inch Rodman Gun (approx. 1.9 miles away in Illinois); USA M102, 105mm, Howitzer (approx. 1.9 miles away in Illinois); USA T131, 280mm, Heavy Motorized Gun (approx. 1.9 miles away in Illinois); Marion G. Crandell (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lincoln and the Black Hawk War (approx. 5.3 miles away in Illinois); Historic Davenport / Interstate 80 Bridge (approx. 6.9 miles away); a different marker also named Historic Davenport / Interstate 80 Bridge (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 43 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 18, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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