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Date: 2016-01-12 

Description: Save the Mounds demonstration around the Capitol Square against Assembly Bill 620. View of protestors holding signs near the Capitol building.

Date: 1839 ca.

Description: A chart showing the geological cross-section and the height above the surrounding landscape of several locations, such as Platte Mound in Wisconsin, and th...

Date: 2016-01-12 

Description: Save the Mounds demonstration around the Capitol Square against Assembly Bill 620. In the foreground on the right is a feather headdress worn by a tribal m...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map is pen and watercolor on paper and shows a profile and geological sections of the East Blue Mound Break, Blue Mound Creek, Black Earth River, and...

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

Learn how this landowner turned burial sites on his land into an asset.

Photograph

Turtle Effigy Mound

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Description: A turtle effigy mound on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, outlined by melting snow.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: At the Aztalan Indian Mounds a group of people are standing on a hillside in the background. In the foreground are corn shocks.

Photograph

Intaglio Effigy

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of an Indian intaglio effigy, the only one still in existence in Wisconsin. The effigy is in the shape of a panther. There is a car on the road in the...

Date: 2016-01-12 

Description: People gathered at the Save the Mounds demonstration around the Capitol Square against Assembly Bill 620. In the foreground is a tribal member wearing a fe...

Date: 1844 

Description: Part of a series of local maps, showing a number of burial mounds in the shape of animals near Madison, Wisconsin along military road. The maps also show d...

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

Photograph

Elk Mound

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elk Mound.

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Description: View of a rock with an engraved plate reading, "Group of prehistoric Indian burial mounds and Winnebago village site. Marked by the Delavan Woman's Club -...

The Genesis of Modern Wisconsin

Discovery the history of the Woodland and Middle Mississippean Indian cultures and their relationship to modern Wisconsin.

Date: 2016-01-12 

Description: Save the Mounds demonstration at the Capitol Square against Assembly Bill 620. Flag and Standard bearers are lined up behind the speakers. In the backgroun...

Historical Essay

First Peoples

The History of Paleo-Indians in Wisconsin

Learn about the Paleo-Indians who first inhabited the Wisconsin territory and the archaeological excavations that have revealed their culture.

Photograph

Platform Mounds

Date: 1905 

Description: Two of a series of three large platform mounds on the top of a high hill, overlooking the Mississippi and Black River valleys. Two young children are seate...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map is pen and watercolor on paper and shows a profile and geological sections of the Apple River, Little Otter Creek, Woods' Branch, Bonners' Branch,...

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