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Date: 1850 

Description: Map showing Indian mounds and graves as well as ground cover types at Township 8, Range 22. There is an inset diagram of an effigy mound labeled "The Cross...

Date: 1892 

Description: Topographical map of Madison and surrounding communities which include Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Waubesa and Lake Kegonsa. The red dots on the map sh...

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Description: Pavilion in the park is on left, with a fence along the right.

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Monks Mound

Date:  date unknown

Description: Monks Mound, an archaeological site, in the vicinity of Edwardsville, Illinois.

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.

Learn about the procedures for handling publicly-owned or abandoned burial sites.

Date: 1910-07-29 

Description: Miss Pauline Buell removes an American flag from the Vilas Circle Bear Mound following the unveiling of a historic tablet on July 29, 1910.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men pose atop a conical burial mound on the south shore of Lake Mendota in Madison, Wisconsin. (also known as Merrill's Spring)

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Elk Mound

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elk Mound.

Date: 1930 

Description: View of an Indian mounds marker on the St. Croix River.

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Animal Effigy Mound

Date:  date unknown

Description: An animal effigy burial mound at the Williams South mound group on the north shore of Lake Kegonsa.

Learn what the standards and expectations are for archaeologists working within Wisconsin's human burial sites.

Date: 1850 

Description: This 1850 survey by William H. Canfield shows the mounds near Wiegands Bay on the Wisconsin River in the Town of Merrimac, Sauk County, Wisconsin.

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Description: Charles E. Brown (left), directs excavation of a goose effigy mound at the Willow Drive mound group on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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Mound at Round Lake

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Three men and four children stand on top of a mound near Round Lake.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children sit atop a conical burial mound in a farmyard at Merrill Springs, on the south shore of Lake Mendota. (Also known as Merrill's Spring.)

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Indian Mound Marker

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: A marker showing an Indian Mound in La Crosse.

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Bear Effigy Mound

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of bear effigy mound outlined in chalk at Lake Koshkonong.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ink and watercolor of prehistoric mounds near the mouth of Haigs Creek and the Scioto River.

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