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Prophetstown Historical Museum


category : Museums
Prophetstown is named for the Indian prophet Wa-bo-kie-shiek (White Cloud), the advisor to Black Hawk during the 1832 Blackhawk War. The museum is full of historic memorabilia, especially the Eclipse Lawn Mower manufactured in Prophetstown.


Hours: During Prophetstown events and F: 4pm-6pm Sa: 10am-noon
Address: 320 Washington St.
Phone: 815-537-2818

Come visit us in Prophetstown, Illinois

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Civil War Monument

A Civil War Monument of a lone Civil War soldier stands near the entrance of Riverside Cemetery on East Third Street. The Monument commemorates four major battles;

Prophetstown, IL Monuments

Asa Crook Home

Asa Crook's home was the first two-story, frame house built in 1839 by Whiteside County'

Prophetstown, IL Historic Homes

Civil War Cannon

The Brass Naval War Cannon is a US Navy-3 inch howitzer mounted on a naval field carriage. This weapon was introduced to service in 1876

Prophetstown, IL Artifacts

Prophetstown Historical Museum

Prophetstown is named for the Indian prophet Wa-bo-kie-shiek (White Cloud), the advisor to Black Hawk during the 1832

Prophetstown, IL Museums

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Christmas tree forest with decorations, lighting is pretty. Variety of animals:

Prophetstown, IL Farm Life

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