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Dixon's Ferry
Dixon's Ferry on the Rock River, pre-1903.

Dixon's Ferry was the former name for Dixon, Illinois, United States. It was located on the bank of the Rock River near present-day Illinois Route 26. John Dixon operated a rope ferry service to transport mail from Peoria to Galena, and he also established the first post office. The surrounding settlement was known as Dixon's Ferry.

There was a fort named Fort Dixon by the town which served as the town's protection during the Black Hawk War.

Dixons ferry marker 2007
Plaque marking the site of Dixon's Ferry.
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