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Kaukauna in Outagamie County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Revolutionary War Veterans

 
 
Revolutionary War Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 12, 2009
1. Revolutionary War Veterans Marker
Inscription.  In this area, part of the Statesburg settlement, are the graves of Hendrick Aupaumut and Jacob Konkapot, Stockbridge Indians of Massachusetts. Captain Aupaumut won the notice of George Washington. Able tribal counselor, he served as envoy to western tribes and fought to redress Indian grievances. Konkapot served with the army stationed around Boston. A prosperous New York farmer in the 1780's, he employed white labor. At Statesburg he operated a sawmill.
 
Erected by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 236.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 44° 16.115′ N, 88° 16.904′ W. Marker is in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, in Outagamie County. Marker is on Thelen Avenue south of West 13th Street, on the right when traveling south. The marker is located in Thelen Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kaukauna WI 54130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Hendrick Aupaumut (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wisconsin's First Deed (approx. 1.8 miles away); Treaty of the Cedars (approx. 2.4 miles away); Number 736 (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Merging of Milwaukee-Downer and Lawrence Colleges (approx. 5.7 miles away); 9-11 Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away); Vulcan Street Plant Replica (approx. 5.8 miles away); First Edison Hydroelectric System in America (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kaukauna.
 
More about this marker. The actual location of the gravesites are unknown. This park is believed to have been close to the old Stockbridge Indian cemetery located at the former Frank Thelen farm.
 
Revolutionary War Veterans Marker / Thelen Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 12, 2009
2. Revolutionary War Veterans Marker / Thelen Park
Revolutionary War Veterans Marker / Thelen Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 12, 2009
3. Revolutionary War Veterans Marker / Thelen Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,450 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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