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Blackhawk park could land national recognition
Supplied photo Friends of Woodford Park Secretary Sally Kahl (with microphone) introduces archeologists Bob Fay and Carol Cartwright at the organizations recent banquet at Lelles in Woodford. The archeologists explained progress on the nomination of Blackhawk Memorial Park for entry into the National Register of Historic Places. Friends President Mike Gould stands in the rear. The site of the battle during the Black Hawk War of 1832 may soon be preserved.
WOODFORD - Some refer to it as the Battle of Bloody Lake, others call it the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.