Big Thunder Park

Big Thunder Park

699 Van Buren St.

Belvidere, IL

“Big Thunder Park” by Karla Nagy

“The park is names after Chief Big Thunder, a Potawatomie leader whose burial site became a popular tourist attraction during the late 1830’s through the 1840’s.”

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Source: Northwest Quarterly magazine, Spring 2014, Vol. 11, No. 3, p 29