Black Hawk War Campsite

Black Hawk War Campsite (HM1HJS)

Location: Hillsdale, IL 61257 Rock Island County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 36.148', W 90° 10.06'

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In 1832 when Black Hawk and his Sauk and Fox followers returned to Illinois, 1500 mounted volunteers advanced along the banks of the Rock River to capture them. 505 men under Colonel Zachary Taylor followed in supply boats and late at night on May 12, 1832 camped in this area.
Year Placed1963
Placed ByJ. M. Hanson, Louis D. Hauberg and The Illinois State Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 736032 N 4609515
Decimal Degrees41.60246667, -90.16766667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 36.148', W 90° 10.06'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 36' 8.88" N, 90° 10' 3.6" W
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Area Code(s)309
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 32104-32106 83rd Ave N, Hillsdale IL 61257, US
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