Starved Rock a chapter of colonial history by Eaton Goodell Osman

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Published by A. Flanagan Company in Chicago .

Written in English

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  • Starved Rock (Ill.)

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Statementby Eaton G. Osman.
LC ClassificationsF547.L3 O7
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., [16]-210 p.
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23339858M
LC Control Number18023786

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[Steve Stout; Joelyn Bednarik] -- Recounts the legend of Starved Rock, in which Illini Indians, blamed for the death of Chief Pontiac, battle the chief's followers and become trapped on top of the rock.

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The killing remained unsolved for more than eight months. This is a true story of 3 Women from Riverside, Chicago vacation to Starved Rock State Park and become victims of a triple homicide. Steve Stout of Utica, IL .

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