• Ford,  History,  Road Trips

    Drive your Ford to Starved Rock State Park

    Summer is the perfect time to take a road trip and soak in the beautiful outdoors. If you’re looking for stunning waterfalls and trails, Starved Rock State Park in Illinois, is the perfect destination. Starved Rock State Park became the first recreational park in Illinois, in 1911. As a result, the park has preserved its 18 majestic canyons and protected the wildlife, which includes deer, otters, eagles and more. It has been voted the #1 attraction in the state of Illinois. To best explore the park, hike the 13 miles of trails, which take you along the Illinois River and to the canyons. There are also breathtaking waterfalls in 14…

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    History,  Quad Cities

    History of the Quad Cities

    The Quad Cities area is booming with cities on both sides of the Mississippi River offering great opportunities for its residents. The history of the Quad Cities is rich. In its earliest days, it was inhabited by a variety of Native American tribes included the Sauk and Fox. Native American Inhabitants One Sauk man, named Black Hawk, left his mark on the area by gathering a group of about 1,000 followers and planned an attack on the American troops. There were a few skirmishes, but Black Hawk was eventually captured. This event would become known as the Black Hawk War. Eventually, in 1832, the Sauk and Fox ceded their land…