Daily Archives: January 10, 2011

History of the Butterfly, Part 58: The Village Saukenuk

Part of the land ceded in the treaty of 1804 included the village of Saukenuk.  This village was the birthplace of Black Hawk and Keokuk.  Here is a sign from the Black Hawk State Historic Site in Rock Island, Illinois.

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