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Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Black Hawk

Sauk Chief

 
 
Black Hawk Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 24, 2010
1. Black Hawk Marker
Inscription. Black Hawk, Sauk chief, retreated through these grounds July 21, 1832 pursued by militia and U.S. regulars.
 
Erected 1913 by The Class of 1888, U.W.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Black Hawk War marker series.
 
Location. 43° 4.565′ N, 89° 24.29′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is on Observatory Drive 0.1 miles east of North Charter Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is east of the Sewell Social Sciences Building and the Carillon Tower on the University of Wisconsin campus. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1180 Observatory Drive, Madison WI 53706, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Power of Ideas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln Statue (about 400 feet away); Natural Wonders (about 400 feet away); North Hall (about 500 feet away); Reform and Revolt (about 500 feet away); Global Vision (about 600 feet away); Rasmus Björn Anderson (about 600 feet away); Robert E. Gard Memorial Storyteller's Circle (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Black Hawk Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 24, 2010
2. Black Hawk Marker
With the UW Sewell Social Sciences Building in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 797 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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