Racine in Racine County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Mound Cemetery derives its name from the fourteen prehistoric Indian mounds found here.
On February 3, 1851 this land was purchased by Norman Clark and James Kinzie of the village of Racine, from Joseph Ouilmett the Indian of Wausau, Wisconsin who owned the burial place of his fathers, the Potawatomi Indians.
This marker was placed and given by the Racine Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution on May 10, 1959
Erected 1959 by Racine Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 42° 43.155′ N, 87° 48.945′ W. Marker is in Racine, Wisconsin, in Racine County. Click for map. Marker is just inside the Mound Cemetery entrance, near the office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1147 West Boulevard, Racine WI 53403, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers of the American Revolution (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spanish-American War Memorial 32nd 'Red Arrow' Infantry Division Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Engine House No. 3 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Racine City Hall (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Racine.
Also see . . .
1. Mound Cemetery, City of Racine. (Submitted on September 13, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Mound Cemetery Tours. (Submitted on September 13, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Mound Cemetery at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 18, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Man-Made Features • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. 3. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.