Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Tisch Mills in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Black Earth Indian Village

 
 
Black Earth Indian Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, circa 2010
1. Black Earth Indian Village Marker
Inscription. For hundreds of years, the Potawatomi village of Ma-Kah-Da-We-Kah-Mich-Cock (Black Earth) was located on this spot. The people lived in huts made of bark. They raised crops of corn, beans, pumpkin and squash, and lived off abundant fish and game.

Chief War Thunder led a band from this place to help the Americans at Fort Detroit during the Revolutionary War. In 1862, white settlers fought with the Potawatomi and drove them from this village. Eventually they resettled in Northern Wisconsin.
 
Erected 1995.
 
Location. 44° 21.137′ N, 87° 36.2′ W. Marker is near Tisch Mills, Wisconsin, in Manitowoc County. Marker is on Norman Road mile south of Sandy Bay Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tisch Mills WI 54240, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Joseph's Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Norman General Store (approx. 1.3 miles away); Tisch Mills (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ancient Buried Forest (approx. 3.4 miles away); Rogation Shrines (approx.
Black Earth Indian Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 18, 2014
2. Black Earth Indian Village Marker
5.9 miles away); Dikeman (approx. 7.3 miles away); Kewaunee County Lime Kilns (approx. 7.9 miles away); The Old Mill (approx. 7.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Potawatomi. The Potawatomi name is a translation of the Ojibwe "potawatomink" meaning "people of the place of fire." (Submitted on December 14, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Black Earth Indian Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 5, 2011
3. Black Earth Indian Village Marker
Black Earth Indian Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 5, 2011
4. Black Earth Indian Village Marker
Black Earth Indian Village Site and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 18, 2014
5. Black Earth Indian Village Site and Marker
Area of Black Earth Indian Village image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, 2010
6. Area of Black Earth Indian Village
Site of Black Earth Indian Village image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 18, 2014
7. Site of Black Earth Indian Village
Marker is immediately beyond and left of the bridge.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. This page has been viewed 814 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on , by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona.   2. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   3, 4. submitted on , by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona.   5. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   6. submitted on , by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona.   7. 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.
Paid Advertisement