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Monona in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Outlet Mound

 
 
The Outlet Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, June 13, 2009
1. The Outlet Mound Marker
Inscription.  The largest of nineteen conical, oval and linear mounds once located in this vicinity, the Outlet Mound was constructed as a burial place by Woodland Indians about 2,000 years ago. It was saved from destruction by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society and local citizens in 1944 and donated to the City of Monona.
 
Erected 1998 by The Wisconsin State Historical Society. (Marker Number 384.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyCemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 43° 3.11′ N, 89° 20.086′ W. Marker is in Monona, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of Ridgewood Avenue and Midwood Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Ridgewood Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6207 Ridgewood Avenue, Madison WI 53716, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Nichols Home - Circa 1878 (within shouting distance
The Outlet Mound image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, June 13, 2009
2. The Outlet Mound
of this marker); Black Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Paunack Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bungalowen (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edna Taylor Conservation Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Royal Airport / Charles Lindbergh (approx. one mile away); Otto Schroeder House (approx. 1.2 miles away); George Kalbfleisch, Jr. Farm House (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monona.
 
Also see . . .  City of Monona Indian Mounds Park. (Submitted on June 18, 2009.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2009, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,923 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2009, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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