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Near West Bend in Washington County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lizard Mound Park

A Washington County Park

— Town of Farmington, Wisconsin —

 
 
Lizard Mound Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul F, September 20, 2009
1. Lizard Mound Park Marker
Inscription.  Lizard Mound Park is one of the best preserved and most diverse prehistoric effigy mound archeological sites in the state. It contains numerous mounds (A.D. 650-1300) in conical, linear, bird, panther, and lizard shapes. Originally known as the Hagner Indian Mounds, the state established the park in 1950, renaming it after the most unique mound in the park. The park was entered into the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1970. Washington County acquired the park which includes a mile-long marked nature trail around the mounds in 1986.
 
Erected 1997 by Landmarks Commission, Washington County, Wisconsin. (Marker Number 96-002.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansNatural Features. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1725.
 
Location. 43° 27.883′ N, 88° 8.4′ W. Marker is near West Bend, Wisconsin, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from County Highway A just east of State Highway 144. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Bend WI 53095, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker
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, measured as the crow flies. Barton (approx. 2.6 miles away); Barton Historic District (approx. 2.8 miles away); St. Peter's Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); The West Bend Aluminum Company (approx. 3.3 miles away); Stephan F. Mayer Home (approx. 3˝ miles away); Washington House (approx. 3˝ miles away); Bernhard "Ben" C. Ziegler (approx. 3˝ miles away); Old Settlers Triangle (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Bend.
 
Wisconsin Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul F, September 20, 2009
2. Wisconsin Historical Marker
Wisconsin State Register of Historic Places
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,151 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Apr. 15, 2024