Near Winneconne in Winnebago County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1956 by Winnebago County Historical Society. (Marker Number 48.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 44° 7.352′ N, 88° 50.47′ W. Marker is near Winneconne, Wisconsin, in Winnebago County. Marker is at the intersection of County Road B and Poygan Shores Lane, on the right when traveling west on County Road B. Touch for map. Marker is near a Lake Poygan boat landing. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8816 Poygan Shores Lane, Winneconne WI 54986, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Little House (approx. 6.1 miles away); Omro Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.7 miles away); Historic Omro The Auroraville Fountain (approx. 8.9 miles away); Samuel N. Rogers, Sr. (approx. 9.3 miles away); Old Wolf River Crossing (approx. 9˝ miles away); Larson Brothers Airport (approx. 11.4 miles away); Upper Fox River (approx. 11˝ miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Town of Wolf River - History. "...the Menominee moved to and settled in the Town of Poygan, on the south shore of Lake Poygan and their teepees spread out about 6 miles along the shore in the Towns of Poygan and Winneconne." (Submitted on August 22, 2010.)
2. Town of Poygan - History. "...over 2000 encamped Menominee, including women, children, and the elderly, along with all of their meager possessions, were ordered to canoe out of Poygan and travel up the Wolf River to their new wilderness lands." (Submitted on August 22, 2010.)
3. Their Own Trail of Tears. Article on retracing the journey. (Submitted on August 22, 2010.)
4. Winneconne's History. (Submitted on August 22, 2010.)
Categories. • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 863 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 22, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.