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Burial Ground of the Fond du Lac Band

 
 
Burial Ground of the Fond du Lac Band Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 12, 2011
1. Burial Ground of the Fond du Lac Band Marker
Inscription.
Here was the burial ground of
The Fond du Lac Band
of the Chippewa People
dating from the 17th century.
It was removed in 1918 to
St. Francis Cemetery Superior.
Stone from Interstate Bridge

 
Location. 46° 42.166′ N, 92° 0.531′ W. Marker is in Superior, Wisconsin, in Douglas County. Marker can be reached from Wisconsin Point Road 3.1 miles north of Moccasin Mike Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Moccasin Mike Road can be reached from the intersection of US Highway 2 / 53 and County Highway E. Marker is in this post office area: Superior WI 54880, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Superior Entry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Burlington Northern Ore Docks (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lake Superior (approx. 1.3 miles away); Old Stockade Site (approx. 2.2 miles away); Northwest Portal of Wisconsin (approx. 2.6 miles away); S.S. Meteor (approx. 2.9 miles away); The University of Wisconsin-Superior (approx. 3.9 miles away); Summer White House - 1928 (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Superior.
 
Also see . . .
1. Anishinaabeg History
Burial Ground of the Fond du Lac Band Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 12, 2011
2. Burial Ground of the Fond du Lac Band Marker
. (Submitted on September 13, 2011.)
2. Chippewa Indian Burial Ground Site. "The burial site is covered with items left by visitors through the years..." (Submitted on September 13, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans
 
Burial Ground of the Fond du Lac Band image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 12, 2011
3. Burial Ground of the Fond du Lac Band
Chippewa Indian Burial Ground Site
Nearby Sign image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 12, 2011
4. Nearby Sign
Chippewa Indian Burial Ground Site
As I travel I hope I leave beautiful footsteps behind me.
S.1.0. 1985 Bill Brunette Chairman
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 710 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 13, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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