Town of Wiota in Lafayette County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Battle of Pecatonica
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Erected 2013 by Wisconsin Historical Society, Friends of Woodford Park, Lafayette County Sportsman’s Alliance, Lafayette County. (Marker Number 547.)
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, and the Wisconsin Historical Society series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1878.
Location. 42° 39.706′ N, 89° 52.634′ W. Marker is in Town of Wiota, Wisconsin, in Lafayette County. Marker is on County Route Y, 3 miles County Route M, on the left when traveling north. The marker is located just inside the entrance of Blackhawk Memorial County Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2929 County Hwy Y, Woodford WI 53599, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least The Battle of the Pecatonica (approx. ¼ mile away); East Wiota Lutheran Church (approx. 2 miles away); Partridge Hall Star Theatre (approx. 2.7 miles away); Argyle (approx. 2.8 miles away); Fort Hamilton (approx. 4.2 miles away); Earliest Settlers (approx. 10.1 miles away); Zarahemla (approx. 10.3 miles away); Zenas Gurley (approx. 10.6 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2013, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 734 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2013, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • William J. Toman was the editor who published this page.