The Field Museum

Chicago’s world famous Field Museum of Natural History sits within the Museum Campus near Lake Michigan. Architecturally as beautiful outside as inside, the main hall features classic arches and columns. Sue, the most complete skeleton of a T. Rex is the main attraction in the hall.

 

The Main Hall at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History

The Prophet’s Folly

November 7, 1811 – While the Shawnee leader was away, his brother, The Prophet launched an ill-advised pre-emptive attack against William Henry Harrison’s forces camped near Prophetstown near current day Battleground, IN. The battle was lost by The Prophet and the Indian Confederacy suffered a serious setback in their fight to keep their lands. This past fall was the 200th Anniversary of this battle.

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Battle of Tippecanoe Memorial at Battleground, Indiana in snow