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Term: Yellow Banks

Definition: A region about 50 miles below the moouth of the Rock River on the Mississippi, on the east (Illinois) bank, where the Sauk and Fox often came to trade between 1790 and 1840. Upper Yellow Banks is today called New Boston; Middle Yellow Banks is Kiethsburg, Ill.; and Lower Yellow Banks, which the Indians called Oquawkiek, is today Oquawka, Ill.

[Source: City of Oquawka website]
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