Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Finding Illinois's Last Battlefield, Niles Library, October 4, 2pm

James Meierhoff, historical archaeologist,  presents an illustrated lecture on the Kellogg's Grove site in Stephenson County and scene of the last skirmish in Illinois of the Black Hawk War of 1832.

Citizen-soldier Abraham Lincoln arrived as a militiaman on the day after the June 25th battle.

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