Town of Wiota in Lafayette County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Battle of the Pecatonica
The seventeen Indians were slain. Thus was our land made safe for settlement.
Erected 1922 by Rhoda Hinsdale Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution of Shullsburg, and by the Town of Wiota.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Black Hawk War, and the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 42° 39.55′ N, 89° 52.816′ W. Marker is in Town of Wiota, Wisconsin, in Lafayette County. Marker can be reached from County Route Y 3 miles north of County Route M. Touch for map. The marker is located near the Pecatonica River in the campground area of Blackhawk Memorial County Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2929 County Hwy Y, Woodford WI 53599, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Pecatonica (approx. Ľ mile away); East Wiota Lutheran Church Partridge Hall Star Theatre (approx. 2.9 miles away); Argyle (approx. 3 miles away); Fort Hamilton (approx. 4 miles away); Zarahemla (approx. 10˝ miles away); Zenas Gurley (approx. 10.8 miles away); Green's Prairie Cemetery (approx. 12.3 miles away).
Categories. • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2013, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 495 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 25, 2013, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • William J. Toman was the editor who published this page.