Archaeology and the Black Hawk War of 1832

Jan 22, 7:00 PM–8:30 PM
La Grange Public Library Dierkes Community Room AB

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Description

Archaeologist James Meierhoff will explore the origins and the outcome of the Black Hawk War. Meierhoff will discuss the locations of major war events, the lives of historical figures, and the effects of the war on us today. The program will conclude with a brief discussion on the archeological survey of Kellogg's Grove, a frontier tavern, farm, and battlefield site. The Battle at Kellogg's Grove was the last battle fought in Illinois. Please register.
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