Near Spring Green in Iowa County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of Old Helena
Among officers of the Army here present these later became distinguished
Gen. Henry Atkinson Col. Nathan Boone Col. Hugh Brady Col. Henry Dodge Col. Zachary Taylor Capt. William S. Harney Lt. Robert Anderson Lt. Jefferson Davis Lt. Albert Sidney Johnston
Erected 1925 by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, now known as the Wisconsin Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Black Hawk War, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #12 Zachary Taylor series lists.
Location. 43° 8.914′ N, 90° 2.772′ W. Marker is near Spring Green, Wisconsin, in Iowa County. Marker can be reached from County Highway C 2 miles west of U.S. 14, on the right when traveling west. The marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spring Green WI 53588, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tower Hill State Park (here, next to this marker); Shot Tower (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Military River Crossing (approx. 0.8 miles away); Welcome to Unity Chapel (approx. 1.3 miles away); Elizabeth Wright Ingraham (approx. 1.3 miles away); Frank Lloyd Wright (approx. 1.6 miles away); Western Escape (approx. 3 miles away); Old Military Road (approx. 11.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring Green.
Also see . . . Tower Hill State Park. (Submitted on September 6, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 805 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. 3. submitted on September 7, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.