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Photograph

Mound on Trade Lake

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A man sits on top of a mound near Trade Lake.

Want to know if there might be cemetery or Native American mound group on your property? The Society may have the answer

Date: 1973-06 

Description: Fifth-graders from Mayville Public School celebrate the end of the school year by running down the earthen mounds at Aztalan State Park. Teachers on the tr...

Date: 1800 after

Description: An ink on paper map for a plan of mounds in Milwaukee county. The map is situated pointing north.

Map or Atlas

Map of Farwell's Point

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Memorial Hospital with a key to buildings in the upper left. Indian mounds are marked on the site. Arthur Peabody was the state architect for th...

Date: 1939 

Description: Burl Briggs (far left), and unknown companions pose near a linear burial mound on Picnic Point on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1903 

Description: This maps shows what may be Ho Chunk Native American burial mounds. Also noted on the map is the Fox River, the Doty homestead, stockade embankment, the We...

Want to protect a burial site and lower your property taxes at the same time? Find out how.

Photograph

Indian Mound

Date: 1894-05-11 

Description: East side view of an Indian Mound (Big Grave).

Photograph

Intaglio

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Intaglio, the only one still in existence in Wisconsin. There is a car on the road in the background.

Date: 1939 

Description: Burl Briggs (right), and an unknown companion pose behind a linear burial mound on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map of prehistoric mounds near the Big Kanawha River.

Your Rights Under Wisconsin State Law

Are you unhappy about a decision to move or protect a human burial site? Find out the process to request an appeal.

Photograph

Aztalan State Park

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Description: Little girl under the "Aztalan Mound Park" sign, in a field. Another person stands in the background on one of the mounds.

Photograph

Effigy Marker

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Turtle Effigy mound marker on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a metal plaque on a small formed block. An image of the mound is on the...

Map or Atlas

Procession of Mounds

Date: 1876 

Description: A sketch map of the procession of Indian mounds on the two ridged field sites in Grant County.

Date: 1939 

Description: A man poses behind a large conical Native American burial mound near the center of Picnic Point on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date:  

Description: An unusual burial mound in the Willow Drive mound group on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, prior to its excavation by Charles E. Brown.

Date:  date unknown

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on tracing paper with a mounted legend and shows the Kickapoo River, Indian mounds, the 1st Fort Crawford, an Indian Agency, the si...

Working Within the Boundaries of Cemeteries and Mound Groups

Do you need to disturb a cemetery or mound group? Planning to build, plant, or work in a cemetery or Native American mound group? Read this first.
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