Near Retreat in Vernon County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Black Hawk and Winnebago Trail
Two trails across
Dr. Bean's door yard, the
Black Hawk Retreat and
the Winnebago Trail
which ran from Winne-
shiek's (De Soto) village
to large Winnebago town
above the forks of the
Kickapoo at Manning
prior to 1840.
Dr. D.A. Bean 1854
Wm T Sterling 1840
No 4 CVP
Erected 1930 by Viroqua, Wisconsin historian Dr. C.V. Porter. (Marker Number 4 CVP.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Black Hawk War marker series.
Location. 43° 27.972′ N, 91° 5.768′ W. Marker is near Retreat, Wisconsin, in Vernon County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 82 and Anderson Ridge Road, on the right when traveling west on State Highway 82. Touch for map. Marker is located at a traffic island along Anderson Ridge Road. Marker is in this post office area: De Soto WI 54624, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Black Hawk Trail (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Black Hawk Trail (approx. 1.8 miles away); Walnut Mound Veterans Memorial (approx. Black Hawks Outpost (approx. 3.7 miles away); Black Hawk War (approx. 5.9 miles away); Battle of Bad Axe (approx. 5.9 miles away); Chief Win-no-shik, the Elder (approx. 6 miles away); Winneshiek’s Landing (approx. 6 miles away).
Categories. • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,089 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 22, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.