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Near Arpin in Wood County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Indian Bill Cemetery

 
 
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By Keith L, December 11, 2006
1. Indian Bill Cemetery Marker
Inscription. These Indian burial sites are believed to be from descendants of the Winnebago and Prairie Band Potawatomi People.

The Potawatomi tradition was to build a grave house over the burial site. These grave houses are meant to deteriorate naturally until their spirits rest in the happy hunting grounds of immortality.
 
Location. 44° 31.573′ N, 90° 4.325′ W. Marker is near Arpin, Wisconsin, in Wood County. Marker is on Bluff Drive 1.3 miles west of County Highway E, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is near the south edge of Powers Bluff County Park, near the exit. Marker is in this post office area: Arpin WI 54410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Dance Rings (approx. 0.2 miles away); Powers Bluff (approx. 0.2 miles away); Geological History of Powers Bluff (approx. 0.2 miles away); Slidre Evangelical Lutheran Church and Cemetery (approx. 5.9 miles away); City Foundersí Cemetery (approx. 6.5 miles away); Prisoners of War (approx. 7.3 miles away); World's Largest Round Barn (approx. 10.1 miles away); Hamilton & Catherine Roddis House (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arpin.
 
More about this marker.
Indian Bill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, December 11, 2006
2. Indian Bill Cemetery
This community was named Tah-qua-kik by Native Americans.
 
Also see . . .  Tah-qua-kik. (Submitted on March 10, 2008.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans
 
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By Keith L, December 11, 2006
3. Grave Houses
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,150 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 10, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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