Near Wisconsin Dells in Columbia County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Kingsley Bend Indian Mounds
There was usually only a single burial in mounds such as these, but in some mounds upwards of a dozen burials have been found. Artifacts such as flint tools and clay pots were seldom included with the burials. Archeologists have not yet accurately determined the significance of the various animal and geometric shapes in which the mounds were built.
Erected 1971 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 177.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. 43° 36.06′ N, 89° 42.708′ W. Marker is near Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, in Columbia County. Marker is on State Highway 16 0.4 miles east of County Highway O, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is 3.1 miles southeast of
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Belle Boyd (approx. 2.7 miles away); Lake Delton Catastrophe (approx. 2.9 miles away); Dawn Manor (approx. 3 miles away); World War I Roll of Honor (approx. 3.4 miles away); Korean and Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 3½ miles away); Stroud Bank (approx. 3.6 miles away); H. H. Bennett Studio (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wisconsin Dells.
Additional keywords. Sacred site
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 2,232 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 16, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.