Kaskaskia


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Kas·kas·ki·a

 (kəs-kăs′kē-ə)
n. pl. Kaskaskia or Kas·kas·ki·as
A member of a Native American people forming part of the Illinois confederacy.
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The truss was built in 1921 as part of a longer span over the Kaskaskia River in downstate Vandalia.
He has also given to and established several scholarship endowments, including the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, Barton-Gambetta Scholarship at Kaskaskia College near Bartons hometown of Sandoval, Ill.
University of Illinois, Kaskaskia Biological Station, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, U.
Changes in the freshwater mussel (Mollusca: Pelecypoda: Unionidae) fauna of the Kaskaskia River, Illinois, with emphasis on the effects of impoundment.
Crewmembers of the USS Kaskaskia will hold their reunion Sept.
Clair counties; the western part of Randolph County, defined by Route 3 on the east and the Kaskaskia River on the south, including the cities of Red Bud, Ruma and Evansville; Washington County (minus Ashley and Du Bois townships); and the entire city of Centralia, all in Illinois.
Kaskaskia Community College, Centralia, IL - The three components of KCC's Expanding Our Entrepreneurship Toolbox project will include the launch of a “JIT” Just-in-Time Resource Center, providing spot-on and timely information that includes trained mentors through the college's Small Business Development Center.
This allowed Clark to capture Kaskaskia, Cahokia, and most dramatically Vincennes, in addition to leading incursions into Ohio to protect Kentucky.
Under a treaty of 23 February 1867, members of the Eastern Shawnee, Ottawa, Confederated Peoria and Miami (Peoria, Kaskaskia, Wea, Pianashaw, Miami, and remnants of other tribes of the Osage River Agency in Kansas), and the Wyandot Indians of the Delaware Agency of Kansas were moved to Indian Territory and were assigned to the Quapaw Agency.
Kaskaskia, the first capitol of Illinois, provides an even more
Marie Turpin, a daughter bom to a mixed-race couple in Kaskaskia, was accepted as a nun among the Ursulines in 1751.
Kaskaskia was the site of its first capital -- the city had been the territorial capital since 1809, so it made sense to keep it there when Congress admitted Illinois to the Union in 1818.