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Learn about current Wisconsin Historical Society guidelines for the documentation of human burial sites.

Date: 1916 

Description: In 1916, it was estimated that 15,000 Indian mounds had formerly existed in Wisconsin. In the early 20th century, the Wisconsin Archaeological Society surv...

A Guide for Archaeologists

Ensure you are complying with Wisconsin's burial sites laws.

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Mound Marker

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the panther itaglio effigy mound marker, located on Highway 106 West. The text on the marker reads, "Panther Intaglio Effigy; Panther Type, Length...

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: 1859 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, rural residences, schools, churches, and topography. Relief shown by hachures. "From gover...

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Mound Marker

Date: 1936 

Description: View of the panther intaglio effigy mound marker, located on Highway 106 West. The text on the marker reads, "Indian Intaglio Effigy; Panther Type, Length...

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: 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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Indian Mound

Date: 1894-05-11 

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

Date: 1939 

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

Date: 1915-05-04 

Description: Elevated view of a double water spirit effigy mound 4 miles south of Stockbridge near Appleton. The spirit has no head but the necks unite.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Field with contours, and two mounds.

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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.

Learn more about this list of known human burial sites in Wisconsin.

Date: 1915 

Description: A row of conical burial mounds adjoins the Park and Pleasure Drive on the north shore of Lake Wingra (now Edgewood Drive, at the south edge of Edgewood Col...

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.

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.

Date: 1913 

Description: Ink and watercolor on tracing cloth. Shows parts of Green Lake, Princeton, and Brooklyn townships, Indian mound groups, Green Lake, and other significant...

Date: 1931-05-30 

Description: W.P. and Vivian Morgan, Grace Rollins and ? Mills excavate a burial mound in the Outlet group at the foot of Lake Monona on May 30, 1931.

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