There are more people living in starved rock now. less native Americans.
Illinois river is a part of the Mississippi river and it is 273 miles long. The Vermillion river is the lake that they were swimming in, it is 74.8 miles long and it's connected to the Illinois river.
But how did Starved Rock get its name? The park derives its name from a Native American legend. In the 1760s, Chief Pontiac of the Ottawa tribe, was attending a tribal council meeting. At this council of the Illinois and the Pottawatomie, Kinebo, the head chief of the Illinois tribe stabbed Chief Pontiac. Vengeance arose in Pontiac’s followers. A great battle started. The Illinois, fearing death, took refuge on the great rock. After many days, the remaining Illinois died of starvation giving this historic park its name – Starved Rock
The park derives its name from a Native American legend. In the 1760s, Chief Pontiac of the Ottawa tribe, was attending a tribal council meeting.
41.3198° N, 88.9934°
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This is the hike you have to take.
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