Near Spring Green in Iowa County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of Old Helena
Among officers of the Army here present these later became distinguished
Gen. Henry Atkinson • Col. Nathan Boone • Col. Hugh Brady • Col. Henry Dodge • Col. Zachary Taylor • Capt. William S. Harney • Lt. Robert Anderson • Lt. Jefferson Davis • Lt. Albert Sidney Johnston
Erected 1925 by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, now known as the Wisconsin Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Black Hawk War marker series.
Location. 43° 8.914′ N, 90° 2.772′ W. Marker is near Spring Green, Wisconsin, in Iowa County. Marker can be reached from County Highway C 2 miles west of U.S. 14, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The marker is adjacent to the parking lot in the Tower Hill Shelter area in Tower Hill State Park. A vehicle admission sticker is required to stop in the park. Theoretically, one could avoid the fee by parking on the highway and walking into the park; aside from the safety issues, however, it is worth the price of admission to visit the rest
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tower Hill State Park (here, next to this marker); Shot Tower (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Military River Crossing (approx. 0.8 miles away); Welcome to Unity Chapel (approx. 1.3 miles away); Elizabeth Wright Ingraham (approx. 1.3 miles away); Frank Lloyd Wright (approx. 1.6 miles away); Western Escape (approx. 3 miles away); Old Military Road (approx. 11.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Spring Green.
Also see . . . Tower Hill State Park. (Submitted on September 6, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian •
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