Black Hawk State Historic Site, Watchtower Lodge Murals – Rock Island IL

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Description

The CCC lodge at the Black Hawk State Historic Site contains “two murals painted in 1936 by Works Progress Administration (WPA) artist Otto Hake. The murals depict the seasonal activities of the Sauk and Mesquakie Indian people.”   (www.blackhawkpark.org)

 

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Black Hawk State Historic Site - Facilities Rental

Rock Island Preservation Society - Black Hawk Park Lounge

Project originally submitted by Anita Tenley on January 29, 2017.

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Location Info


1510 46th Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201

Coordinates: 41.4650661, -90.5765225

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