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La Crosse in La Crosse County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Valley View Site

 
 
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By Keith L, June 23, 2008
1. The Valley View Site Marker
Inscription. This is the location of a village occupied between 1000 and 1200 by the Oneota, ancestors of the Winnebago and Ioway. The village site was chosen by the Oneota to make the best use of the area for farming, fishing, hunting, transportation, and defense. The village was surrounded by a stockade and inhabited by 50 to 100 people. It was excavated in 1979 by archaeologists and students from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse.
 
Erected 1980 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 267.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 43° 52.056′ N, 91° 12.078′ W. Marker is in La Crosse, Wisconsin, in La Crosse County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 16 0.3 miles north of State Highway 157, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located along State Highway 16 and can be reached from the Valley View Mall shopping center parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3800 State Highway 16, La Crosse WI 54601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Campbell Cemetery G.A.R. Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Red Cloud Park
The Valley View Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 23, 2008
2. The Valley View Site Marker
(approx. 2.9 miles away); The Upper Mississippi (approx. 3.5 miles away); Major General C.C. Washburn (approx. 3.5 miles away); Losey Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); First Complete Service of Christian Divine Worship (approx. 3.8 miles away); History of Flagpole (approx. 3.8 miles away); Sidewheel Riverboat War Eagle (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in La Crosse.
 
Also see . . .  Mississippian & Oneota Traditions. The Oneota and Mississippian traditions are the first full scale farmers in Wisconsin, over 500 years before the arrival of the first Europeans in the state. (Submitted on January 18, 2009.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansNotable Places
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,086 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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