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Black Hawk Indian Museum - Rock Island, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member S10
N 41° 27.868 W 090° 34.392
15T E 702665 N 4593162
Quick Description: The Black Hawk State Historic Site, in Rock Island, Illinois, occupies much of the historic site of the village of Saukenuk, the home of a band of Native Americans of the Sauk nation. It includes the John Hauberg Museum of Native American Life.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 11/20/2008 2:43:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM56X7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MikeGolfJ3
Views: 16

Long Description:
John Hauberg Museum of Native American Life.

The Hauberg Museum specializes in Sauk and Mesquakie cultural objects and artifacts. The museum is located in a lodge constructed in 1934 by the Civilian Conservation Corps and was named after Dr. John Hauberg, a philanthropist from Rock Island. Exhibits include full-size replicas of Sauk winter and summer houses, dioramas depicting Native life typical of the period from 1750 to 1830, trade goods, jewelry and domestic items, and several Black Hawk artifacts, including his tomahawk, two of his clay tobacco pipes, and a bronze bust fashioned from a plaster life mask.

Native American History.

Hours of Operation:
9 AM. to 4 PM. Closed 12 AM to 1 PM.

Museum Size: Small

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Street Address: Not listed

Food Court: Not Listed

Gift Shop: Not Listed

Cost: Not Listed

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