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Turtle Mound on Observatory Hill

Turtle Mound on Observatory Hill | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Elevated view of a double-tailed turtle effigy mound on Observatory Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
DESCRIPTION
Elevated view of a double-tailed turtle effigy mound on Observatory Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:34547
Creation Date: 1910
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Indian Classified File
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Indian CF 9.1
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The mound has since been identified as a two-tailed water spirit.
SUBJECTS
College buildings
University of Wisconsin
Trees
Lawns
Cities and towns
Archaeology
Archaeological sites
Outdoor photography
Mounds

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