DEPUE — South and east of DePue, near the remaining vertebrae of a former railroad bridge, an ordinary cornfield shows no sign of the massacre that may once have taken place on its soil, long before the nearby town was founded.
Clay Skinner, a teacher at Illinois Math and Science Academy, Aurora, and a handful of his students hope to change that.
Ryan, Allison, "Students Investigate 1600s DePue Massacre" (2007). Public History in Illinois Documents. 1.