Rising Up from Indian Country.
PHILIP MOHR of the Des Plaines History Center and Joel Sawyer from the Des Plaines Public Library will lead a book discussion on Rising Up from Indian Country: The Battle of Fort Dearborn and the Birth of Chicago by Ann Durkin Keating. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Readers Services desk at the Des Plaines Public Library.
This discussion will be held at the Des Plaines History Center.
Additional Information:Rising Up from Indian Country: The Battle of Fort Dearborn and the Birth of Chicago by Ann Durkin Keating Short chapters and many subheadings help the reader through the violent story that affected the destiny of Fort Dearborn, Chicago, and the United States. Her arguments about Chicago's rise from bloody conflict are well worth discussion.
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