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

Prehistoric Burial Mound

 
 
Prehistoric Burial Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, circa May 2013
1. Prehistoric Burial Mound Marker
Inscription. The last of a group of Indian Mounds formerly located on a Stone Age village site near this spot and destroyed in recent years. Several were of larger size. Also the last of many fine groups of burial, linear, and animal shaped mounds formerly located within the present limits of the City of Milwaukee.

Marked by Board of Park Commissioners at request of The Wisconsin Archeological Society
 
Erected 1910 by Board of Park Comissioners.
 
Location. 43° 4.252′ N, 87° 52.286′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Lake Drive and East Locust Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located near the Oak Leaf Trail just South/East of East Locust Street. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lake Park (approx. mile away); North Point Light Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (approx. half a mile away); Milwaukee-Downer College (approx. 0.6 miles away); Golda Meir (approx.
Prehistoric Burial Mound image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, circa May 2013
2. Prehistoric Burial Mound
0.6 miles away); Milwaukee-Downer College Buildings (approx. 0.6 miles away); Carl Sandburg Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); Saint Mary's School of Nursing (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2013, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 422 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2013, by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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