Death of Pontiac
The marker is located on the east side of IL 3 beside the Cahokia marker. (missing)
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State of Illinois
In Cahokia, Pontiac, the Ottawa chief who organized the Indian conspiracy which struck terror along the frontier from 1763 to 1765, met his death in the early spring of 1769. He was assassinated by a Peoria Indian after a drunken debauch.
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