Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
University Creek Group
Lengths 66, 100 and 143 feet
Erected 1922 by the University of Wisconsin.
Location. 43° 4.677′ N, 89° 25.266′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker can be reached from Observatory Drive 0.2 miles west of Elm Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is behind the Natatorium just off the Lakeshore Path. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2000 Observatory Drive, Madison WI 53706, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Madison Park & Pleasure Drive Association (within shouting distance of this marker); University of Wisconsin Dairy Barn (approx. ¼ mile away); Understanding Immunity (approx. 0.3 miles away); Howard M. Temin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Revolutionizing Animal Reproduction (approx. 0.3 miles away); Preventing Endemic Goiter (approx. 0.3 miles away); Discovering Vitamins and Trace Minerals (approx. 0.3 miles away); Scientific Approach to Agriculture (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
Regarding University Creek Group. According to a 1996 survey by Robert A. Birmingham and Katherine
"The University of Wisconsin campus was once the site of several other mound groups, including one where the Forest Products Laboratory is now, one just north of North Hall on Bascom Hill, and one on the site of Adams and Tripp residence halls."
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This is a marker with links to other markers for Madison Indian mounds.
Categories. • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on March 31, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.