“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

Clickable Map of Jefferson County, Wisconsin and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Jefferson County, WI (48) Dane County, WI (443) Dodge County, WI (25) Rock County, WI (35) Walworth County, WI (21) Waukesha County, WI (121)  JeffersonCounty(48) Jefferson County (48)  DaneCounty(443) Dane County (443)  DodgeCounty(25) Dodge County (25)  RockCounty(35) Rock County (35)  WalworthCounty(21) Walworth County (21)  WaukeshaCounty(121) Waukesha County (121)
Jefferson is the county seat for Jefferson County
Fort Atkinson is in Jefferson County
      Jefferson County (48)  
      Dane County (443)  
      Dodge County (25)  
      Rock County (35)  
      Walworth County (21)  
      Waukesha County (121)  
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1Wisconsin, Jefferson County, Fort Atkinson — 407 — Black Hawk War Encampment"Burnt Village"
A large Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Village dating from the 1700s once stood in this vicinity. Just before the 1832 Black Hawk War, the village was burned during an intra-tribal battle. On July 6th and 8th, the United States Military camped at this site in . . . Map (db m31764) HM
2Wisconsin, Jefferson County, Fort Atkinson — 152 — Fort Koshkonong
"Whilst lying here we have thrown up a stockade work flanked by four block houses for the security of our supplies and the accomodation of the sick," wrote General Henry Atkinson of this spot in his army report to General Winfield Scott on July 17, . . . Map (db m31765) HM
3Wisconsin, Jefferson County, Fort Atkinson — 322 — Lake Koshkonong Effigy Mounds
Between AD 650 and 1200, groups of Native Americans throughout the southern half of Wisconsin and portions of adjacent states built earthen mounds of various shapes and sizes, including mounds shaped like animals, today called effigy mounds. The 11 . . . Map (db m31766) HM
4Wisconsin, Jefferson County, Fort Atkinson — 303 — Lorine Niedecker
Fish      fowl           flood      Water lily mud My life in the leaves and on water My mother and I         born in swale and swamp and sworn to water Lorine Niedecker (1903-70) lived on Black Hawk Island most of her life and . . . Map (db m32181) HM
5Wisconsin, Jefferson County, Fort Atkinson — 99 — Panther Intaglio
Discovered in 1850 by Increase A. Lapham, this is the only known intaglio Effigy mound in the world. It was excavated for ceremonial purposes by American Indians of the Effigy Mound Culture about 1000 A.D. A part of the tail has been covered. Of ten . . . Map (db m82646) HM
6Wisconsin, Jefferson County, Fort Atkinson — Soldiers and Sailors
This tree is dedicated to our soldiers and sailors who died in the World War They died that freedom might not perish from the Earth Edwin Baldwin • Guy Black • Warner Boettcher • Wilbur Converse • Paul Florin • Edwin Frohmader • . . . Map (db m39109) HM
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Jan. 28, 2023