The Sterling-Rock Falls Historical Society's next meeting will be held on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at  Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 2:00 PM  in CGH Medical Center's Ryberg Auditorium, 100 East LeFevre, Sterling, IL.


The program will be presented by Heinz Suppan who teaches German and history at Marquette Academy in Ottawa, as well as at Joliet Junior College. The 1832 Indian Creek Massacre occurred soon after the beginning of the Black Hawk War when settlers dammed up Indian Creek, about 13 miles north of Ottawa, IL, depriving the Potawatomi tribe of their fish supply. The tribe responded by killing 15 and abducting two young girls. Come hear the rest of the story!


The program is free, everyone is encouraged to attend and refreshments will be served!