Ogle County, IL Genealogy Site

 

Welcome to the Ogle County, Illinois Genealogy Site




Ogle County was formed in 1836


Neighboring Counties

Boone

Carroll

DeKalb

Lee

Stephenson

Whiteside

Winnebago

 

 Blackhawk Statue near Oregon, Illinois....In the Heart of the Rock River Valley

The Blackhawk Statue was created by Lorado Taft beginning in 1908. One of his daughters, Emily, married Illinois U.S. Senator Paul Douglas. Lorado and his family lived in Rockvale Twp. in 1900 where his 2 daughters were born. Click here for more information on Lorado Taft's family and the statue. Click here for picture from 1911. How the statue to the American Indian was built. Article written for Scientific American by sculptor, John G. Prasuhn, September 7, 1912 issue.

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