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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Samuel Foster Haven (1806-1881), Massachusetts anthropologist, librarian, and archaeologist. Haven is best known as t...
Description: A man holds the broken end of a giant prehistoric ox horn next to the rest of the horns and partial skull to show the size. It is noted that they measured...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of bear effigy mound outlined in chalk at Lake Koshkonong.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a double-tailed turtle effigy mound on Observatory Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Tracing of a petroglyph depicting an animal figure pursued by a human figure with a bow and arrow followed by a child.
Description: Ferrah stands in front of a tent in the Pond camp. Boxes used as tables, chairs and other camp supplies sit on the ground near the entrance and along the s...
Description: Underwater view of the starboard side of the bow of the schooner "Home;" the site of the collision damage that sank the ship. The sampson post and windlass...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: The jaw bone of Bison Occidentalis in the peat pit at Interstate Park.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip
Description: A turtle effigy mound on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, outlined by melting snow.
Description: A map diagram of Indian effigy mounds seven miles east of Blue Mounds in the Wisconsin Territory.
Interactive Resource, Historical Essay, Slide Show
Description: Slightly elevated view of a group of men, women and children having a meal outdoors on the ground. They are gathered around a box being used as a table. Cu...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Historic site marker to commemorate Man Mound and to mark Man Mound Park. The inscription reads "Man Mound Park. Mound located and platted by W.H. Canfie...
Description: Underwater overhead view of the schooner "Home" taken from the starboard side near the stern. Two underwater archeologists are swimming over the site of th...
Description: Underwater view of the "Apomattox's" floor keelsons near the bow.
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