The History of Starved Rock (Paperback)

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The History of Starved Rock provides a wonderful overview of the famous site in Utica, Illinois, from when European explorers first viewed the bluff in 1673 through to 1911, when Starved Rock became the centerpiece of Illinois' second state park.

Mark Walczynski pulls together stories and insights from the language, geology, geography, anthropology, archaeology, biology, and agriculture of the park to provide readers with an understanding of both the human and natural history of Starved Rock, and to put it into context with the larger history of the American Midwest.

About the Author


Mark Walczynski is Park Historian for the Starved Rock Foundation located at Starved Rock State Park, Utica, Illinois.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781501748240
ISBN-10: 1501748246
Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press
Publication Date: March 15th, 2020
Pages: 256
Language: English