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Date: 1973-06 

Description: Fifth-graders from Mayville Public School celebrate the end of the school year by running down the earthen mounds at Aztalan State Park. Teachers on the tr...

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

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Description: Largest platform mound in Trempealeau as seen from the north.

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

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.

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.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Deer or rabbit effigy mound outlined with lime (ca. 800-1100 A.D.), at the McConnell mound group.

Date: 1919 

Description: Elevated view of a four-footed American Indian effigy mound on the grounds of the Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tapes and pins mark the locations of Native American corn hills in what is now Governor Nelson State Park.

Date: 1909 

Description: A horse grazes near Native American burial mounds on the Dividing Ridge between Lakes Monona and Wingra in Madison, Wisconsin. The mounds, and the ridge th...

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...

Photograph

Effigy Marker

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Turtle Effigy mound marker on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a metal plaque on a small formed block. An image of the mound is on the...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

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

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.

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

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Description: Two men enjoy the shade among Native American burial mounds on the Dividing Ridge between Lakes Monona and Wingra in Madison, Wisconsin. The Dividing Ridg...

Date: 1912-04-12 

Description: Diagram of a bird effigy mound found in Frost's Woods, Blooming Grove Township.

Map or Atlas

Map of Farwell's Point

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin Memorial Hospital with a key to buildings in the upper left. Indian mounds are marked on the site. Arthur Peabody was the state architect for th...

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