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Near Portage in Columbia County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Indian Agency House

 
 
The Indian Agency House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, May 30, 2011
1. The Indian Agency House Marker
Inscription.
Built by the United States
First occupied by
John Harris Kinzie Indian Agent
and Juliette Magill his wife
Purchased and restored by
the National Society of the
Colonial Dames of America
in the State of Wisconsin
1832 1932

 
Erected 1982 by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Wisconsin.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 43° 33.54′ N, 89° 26.234′ W. Marker is near Portage, Wisconsin, in Columbia County. Marker is on Agency House Road 0.8 miles north of East Albert Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portage WI 53901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Indian Agency House (within shouting distance of this marker); Marquette (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Winnebago (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Fort Winnebago (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Winnebago Surgeons' Quarters (approx. 0.4 miles
The Indian Agency House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, May 30, 2011
2. The Indian Agency House Marker
The marker is to the right of the front door.
away); Revolutionary War Veteran (approx. half a mile away); Ketchum’s Point (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Portage.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Indian Agency House web site. (Submitted on June 1, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
The Indian Agency House Museum image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, May 30, 2011
3. The Indian Agency House Museum
The Indian Agency House is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 622 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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