"Lola" Passing Starved Rock

Lola Passing Starved Rock Illinois Boats, Ships


Stock #: 480115
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Starved Rock
State: Illinois (IL)
Publisher: Knenssi Bros.
Postmark: 1910 Aug-8
PM City: Sumner
PM State: IL
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Starved Rock, formerly Fort St. Louis, discovered by Marquette and Jolliet in 1673, fortified by Tonti and De la Salle in 1682, abandoned in 1702, and is the first white settlement in the Mississippi Valley. Highest elevation in Illinois, now famous summer resort near Ottawa, Utica, La Salle and Peru, Ill.