From Frontier Terrorist To Advertising Icon


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On August 27, 1832, Black Hawk and his remaining allies surrendered at Prairie du Chien, bringing the brief but bloody Black Hawk War to a close. Only a few years later, Black Hawk's name and likeness began appearing on drink bottles, cigars, boats, schools, sports teams, and more.

So how did America's Most Wanted turn into America's Advertising Darling?

Join the Apple River Fort, as we host an evening with Clifford Krainik, author and historian, to explore Black Hawk's dramatic media transformation. The presentation will also feature a showcase of original Black Hawk memora...

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