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Date: 1933 

Description: Blue print and blue line print maps that show local streets, Nakoma Country Club, part of Lake Forest, and part of Lake Wingra. A legend is included that s...

For Properties with Human Burial Sites

Do you own a human burial site in Wisconsin? Learn about your rights and responsibilities under state law.

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.

Date: 1859 

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

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.

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

Map or Atlas

Madison Wisconsin

Date: 1945 

Description: This maps shows roads, railroads, parks, recreational areas, Lake Wingra, Lake Monona, and part of Lake Mendota. The map includes pictorial images that de...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man stands atop a conical burial mound at the Williams South mound group near Lake Kegonsa State Park.

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...

Learn about the benefits of cataloging a human burial site, from property tax exemptions to membership on the Registry of Interested Persons.

Date: 1935 

Description: Members of the Wisconsin Outing Club watch the excavation of a burial mound at the Outlet group in 1935.

Map or Atlas

Baraboo Map

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map of Baraboo and its surrounding showing the ancient mound city, the water power, and thoroughfares drawn by William H. Canfield. Canfield includes sketc...

Date:  date unknown

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

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A row of conical mounds at Morris Park on the west side of Lake Mendota, in or near Governor Nelson State Park.

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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 -...

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.

Photograph

Mound Tablet

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: View of a tablet indicating a mound site.

What You Can Do

Do you want to know how to protect a human burial site in Wisconsin? Learn several ways to preserve cemeteries and Native American mounds.

Photograph

Bear Effigy Mound

Date:  date unknown

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

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