Near Black River Falls in Jackson County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Wa Kon Ja Xhenu
—Born October 10, 1896 Died November 15, 1971 —
Erected 1989 by Donated by the Andrew Blackhawk American Legion Auxiliary Unit 129.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: W8426 WI 54E, Black River Falls WI 54615, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Hatfield Canal (approx. 5 miles away); Hagen's A&W (approx. 6 miles away); Site of the First Wood-Spaulding Saw Mill (approx. 6 miles away); Cpl. Mitchell RedCloud Jr. (approx. 6 miles away); Field of Honor (approx. 6 miles away); Black River Falls Forest Fire (approx. 6.1 miles away); Lunda Construction Co. (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Black River Falls.
More about this marker. Located adjacent to the Andrew Blackhawk Powwow Grounds, east of Black River Falls on Wis 54.
Regarding Andrew Blackhawk. Marker commemorates the donation of this land, by Andrew Blackhawk, to be the Ho-Chunk Powwow Grounds.
Additional keywords. Blackhawk,powwow
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Native Americans • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2017, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2017, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.