Black Hawk Monument On Eagle's Nest Bluff

Black Hawk Monument On Eagle's Nest Bluff Rock River Valley Illinois


Stock #: 32604
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Rock River Valley
State: Illinois (IL)
Publisher: Rockford Wholesale Paper Co., Inc.
Postmark: 1943
PM City: Chicago & Sioux City
PM State: R.P.O
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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This monument on Eagle's Nest Bluff, 200 ft. high, overlooking Rock River, is 26 miles from Rockford on Illinois 2. The 48-foot statue weighs over 268 tons, stands on a 6 ft. base, and is hollow. It is a reminder of the days when the red men, in all their wild and savage glory, roamed this country. It was designed by Lorado Taft.