Thursday, March 17, 2011

Day 76-365: Defense

Day 76-365: Defense

One of 4 carvings along the Chicago Riverwalk.

Southwest Tower: Defense, By - Henry Hering (Unveiled: 1928)

Defense portrays the Fort Dearborn Massacre of August 15, 1812, during the war of 1812. Over 50 people were killed by Potawatomi warriors allied with British as they evacuated Fort Dearborn and marched towards Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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