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What to do if you notice a human burial site being destroyed or damaged.

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Indian Mound Marker

Date: 1924 ca.

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

Date: 1938 

Description: A field party lead by Charles E. Brown prepare to excavate the Heim effigy mound. The effigy, shaped like a fox or wolf, has been outlined by stakes. The m...

Date: 1873 

Description: A map of the township of Primrose from the "Atlas of Dane County."

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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Description: Map showing Indian mounds in Milwaukee's Second Ward from a sketch made by Increase Lapham in 1836. Streets shown on the map include 6th Street, 5th Street...

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Description: A large burial mound near the south side of Governor Nelson State Park.

Date: 1935 

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

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).

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Description: A linear burial mound at the T. Lewis Mound group in what is now Indian Mounds Park in McFarland, Wisconsin.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: This map oriented with north to the upper left shows railroads, creeks, post offices, smaller lakes, Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra, Lake Waubesa,...

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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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Description: A visitor examines conical and effigy mounds at the Williams South mound group near Lake Kegonsa State Park.

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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.

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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.

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Aztalan State Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the southwest pyramidal mound in Aztalan State Park as it appeared after restoration. A figure stands on top of the mound.

Drawing

Mound Map

Date: 1921-11-11 

Description: A hand-drawn map of Little Bluff mounds.

Map or Atlas

Frost's Woods

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Blueprint-style map of Frost Woods on the shore of Lake Monona. The map indicates the locations of Indian mounds, an Indian camp, and various plants. There...

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