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.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Black Hawk War marker series.
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. Touch for map. Marker is at a highway pull-off. Marker is in this post office area: Soldiers Grove WI 54655, United States of America.
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 Trail (approx. 6 miles away); a different marker also named Black Hawk Trail (approx. 6 miles away); Walnut Mound Veterans Memorial 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).
Also see . . . Wisconsin Historical Society. Black Hawk War documents and other sources. (Submitted on June 18, 2010.)
Categories. • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,440 times since then and 11 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.