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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Camp Douglas
Camp Douglas, Wisconsin and Vicinity
▶ Juneau County (20) ▶ Adams County (8) ▶ Columbia County (72) ▶ Jackson County (25) ▶ Monroe County (19) ▶ Sauk County (47) ▶ Vernon County (27) ▶ Wood County (54)
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|You are standing on what was once the bottom of a glacial lake in which Castle Rock, the formation rising before you, was an island. Thousands of years of erosion by water, ice and wind created the surface features you see in this area.
The . . . — — Map (db m4230) HM|
|Lt. Volk was the first Wisconsin Air National Guard pilot killed in the Korean Conflict. Jerome Volk was born March 17, 1925, and attended Rufus King High School in Milwaukee. Volk enlisted, went to pilot training, and was commissioned during . . . — — Map (db m39165) HM|
|Following the Civil War, state officials reorganized the Wisconsin Militia and in 1879 renamed it the Wisconsin National Guard. Adjutant General Chandler P. Chapman of Madison, a veteran of the famed Iron Brigade, purchased 440 acres near the . . . — — Map (db m31744) HM|
| The thanks of the Nation is extended through the President, Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States to the people of The Winnebago Tribe in Wisconsin for their unswerving loyalty and patriotism, the splendid service . . . — — Map (db m37190) HM|
| [graphic of] Prominent Glacial Features
Deep winter in Wisconsin lasts about three months. But during the last two million years, dramatic shifts in climate produced periods with longer winters. These cold spells lasted thousands of . . . — — Map (db m40197) HM|
|This is Mill Bluff, one of many isolated and rocky castle-like hills which rise abruptly from the surrounding plain. This formation is properly called a mesa (Spanish for "table") if large and butte if small.
Mesas and buttes in this driftless . . . — — Map (db m31736) HM|