Oglesby, Illinois: Peter Toth Giant Indian Head

Artist Peter Toth carved this head of Indian chief Walks-with-the-Wind, part of his Whispering Giants series.

Starved Rock State Park

2668 E 875th Rd, Oglesby, IL
I-80 eastbound and westbound: Get off at exit #81 (Rt.178, Utica). Go south 3 miles on Rt. 178 and follow the signs into Starved Rock State Park.
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Tree Trunk Carved Indian Head

The carved Indian is in front of the Starved Rock Lodge and is of Chief Walks-with-the-Wind.

[Dick Larson, 04/16/2016]
Peter Toth Giant Indian Head

There is another of Peter Toth's famed Indian head carvings located at the Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center in Utica, Illinois. The site is home to many other carved tree trunks, in the shapes of bears, birds, raccoons and other woodland creatures. Starved Rock State Park and the nearby Matthiessen State park have a lot to offer, including several hiking trails with absolutely gorgeous scenery.

[Cindy Stevenson, 01/07/2006]

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