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Baraboo in Sauk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Indian Mounds and Village

 
 
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By Keith L, June 2, 2013
1. Indian Mounds and Village Marker
Inscription.  At this site was the village of Chief Car-A-Maue-Nee of the Winnebago Indians. Across the St. was his Council House in the midst of 7 effigy Earth mounds representing animals. In this area were about 90 effigies and conical mounds, second largest of any location in the State. Starting near 5th and Remington Sts. they formed an almost unbroken series south on Remington to Mound; westward on Mound and First to Rosaline; eastward after crossing 2nd St. South of the fairgrounds and College Ave. were 8 effigies and 12 conical. Effigies were the first and oldest representing men, birds and animals. Conical were for burial purposes and of a more recent period.

Erected by 1982 Baraboo Centennial Com.

 
Erected 1982 by the 1982 Baraboo Centennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans.
 
Location. 43° 27.952′ N, 89° 43.654′ W. Marker is in Baraboo, Wisconsin, in Sauk County. Marker is on Water Street
Indian Mounds and Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 2, 2013
2. Indian Mounds and Village Marker
(State Highway 113) east of Mound Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baraboo WI 53913, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. No. 19 Cole Bros. Circus Seal Lion Den (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Ringling Brothers of Baraboo (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ringling Bros. Circus (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camel House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ringling Brothers Circus Winter Quarters (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thompson House Hotel (approx. 0.6 miles away); Baraboo River (approx. ¾ mile away); Sauk County Civil War Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baraboo.
 
Indian Mounds and Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 2, 2013
3. Indian Mounds and Village Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 625 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 2, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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