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Baraboo in Sauk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Indian Mounds and Village

 
 
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By Keith L, June 2, 2013
1. Indian Mounds and Village Marker
Inscription. At this site was the village of Chief Car-A-Maue-Nee of the Winnebago Indians. Across the St. was his Council House in the midst of 7 effigy Earth mounds representing animals. In this area were about 90 effigies and conical mounds, second largest of any location in the State. Starting near 5th and Remington Sts. they formed an almost unbroken series south on Remington to Mound; westward on Mound and First to Rosaline; eastward after crossing 2nd St. South of the fairgrounds and College Ave. were 8 effigies and 12 conical. Effigies were the first and oldest representing men, birds and animals. Conical were for burial purposes and of a more recent period.

Erected by 1982 Baraboo Centennial Com.

 
Erected 1982 by the 1982 Baraboo Centennial Committee.
 
Location. 43° 27.952′ N, 89° 43.654′ W. Marker is in Baraboo, Wisconsin, in Sauk County. Marker is on Water Street (State Highway 113) east of Mound Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baraboo WI 53913, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Ringling Brothers of Baraboo (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thompson House Hotel
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By Keith L, June 2, 2013
2. Indian Mounds and Village Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Baraboo River (approx. mile away); Sauk County Civil War Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Ringling Bros. and Baraboo, Wisconsin Circus Heritage (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ringling Brothers Circus (approx. 2.4 miles away); Warner Memorial Road (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baraboo.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans
 
Indian Mounds and Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 2, 2013
3. Indian Mounds and Village Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 461 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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