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Portrait of Yesterday: A History of Dupo, Illinois

A wonderful book published by Elsie Beal and Doloris Trost in 1976, the story begins with a brief insight on the emotional struggle of Chief Dobrig Blackwing and other braves in his Mississippian tribe as they face the need to relocate their village in the year 1205. Fast-forward to the eighteenth century and decades that followed to learn of the French settlers in the neighboring settlements of Prairie Du Pont (North Dupo) and the later settlers of East Carondelet, Illinois...