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No. It was called Charles Mound.
A few facts about Charles Mound (full disclosure: mostly via Wikipedia, as the literature on Charles Mound seems scarce): It’s 1,235 feet the long way, and the highest natural point in Illinois. (The highest, uh, unnatural point? The Willis Tower.) It’s near Scales Mound, a nationally registered historical site that boasts “well maintained 19th and early 20th century vernacular houses and commercial buildings,” and not far from Galena, and part of the Driftless region, the gorgeous rolling geographic area that spans parts of Illinois, Wisconsin, and Iowa. Charles Mound is on private land owned by Jean and Wayne Wuebbels, who open it up from time to time—but only once a month throughout the summer, so you’re out of luck if you want to visit this year.
Since learning about Charles Mound I’ve made a couple of unsuccessful bids to go there, to no avail so far. I was in the area recently with my boyfriend, and I somehow failed to draw him to the Mound. Instead we went to Dubuque, where there’s another tall hill. This one you can take an elevator up, though.