Rising Sun in Crawford County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Black Hawk Trail
700 Sac Indians July 31,
1200 Soldiers Aug. 1, 1832
followed this ridge west
into Vernon County over this
Two human skeletons were
found at a spring west of
Wilder's Hotel, Rising
Sun in 1852.
Nancy Wilber authority
No. 10 1930 C. V. P.
Erected 1930 by Viroqua, Wisconsin historian Dr. C.V. Porter. (Marker Number 10 CVP.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Black Hawk War series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 31, 1898.
Location. 43° 25.093′ N, 90° 57.517′ W. Marker is in Rising Sun, Wisconsin, in Crawford County. Marker is on County Highway B west of State Highway 27, on the left when traveling west. Marker is at a highway pull-off. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Soldiers Grove WI 54655, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John McCulloch (approx. 5.1 miles away); a different marker also named Black Hawk TrailBlack Hawk Trail (approx. 6 miles away); Walnut Mound Veterans Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Black Hawk and Winnebago Trail (approx. 7.7 miles away); Patrick Joseph Lucey (approx. 8½ miles away); Cliff Swallows (approx. 8.7 miles away); Gays Mills Sesquicentennial (approx. 8.8 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,759 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 3. submitted on September 1, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 4. submitted on June 18, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.