“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 Sauk City, Wisconsin

Clickable Map of Dane 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> Dane County, WI (442) Columbia County, WI (73) Dodge County, WI (22) Green County, WI (11) Iowa County, WI (20) Jefferson County, WI (48) Rock County, WI (35) Sauk County, WI (59)  DaneCounty(442) Dane County (442)  ColumbiaCounty(73) Columbia County (73)  DodgeCounty(22) Dodge County (22)  GreenCounty(11) Green County (11)  IowaCounty(20) Iowa County (20)  JeffersonCounty(48) Jefferson County (48)  RockCounty(35) Rock County (35)  SaukCounty(59) Sauk County (59)
Madison is the county seat for Dane County
Sauk City is in Dane County
      Dane County (442)  
      Columbia County (73)  
      Dodge County (22)  
      Green County (11)  
      Iowa County (20)  
      Jefferson County (48)  
      Rock County (35)  
      Sauk County (59)  
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1Wisconsin (Dane County), Sauk City — 395 — Battle of Wisconsin Heights
On July 21, 1832, during a persistent rainstorm, the 65-year old Sac Indian leader, Black Hawk, led 60 of his Sac and Fox and Kickapoo warriors in a holding action against 700 United States militia at this location. The conflict, known as the . . . Map (db m32301) HM
2Wisconsin (Sauk County), Sauk City — 226 — August W. Derleth
Born February 24, 1909, in Sauk City, August Derleth lived virtually his entire life in his native Sac Prairie. He began writing at the age of thirteen and had over 150 books to his credit at the time of his death on July 4, 1971. Versatile as he . . . Map (db m148690) HM
3Wisconsin (Sauk County), Sauk City — Culver's
The George Culver family opened the original Culver's Frozen Custard Restaurant on this site July 18, 1984 The current restaurant opened April 27, 2000 This monument is a tribute to the Sauk-Prairie area residents . . . Map (db m19479) HM
4Wisconsin (Sauk County), Sauk City — 52 — Free Congregation of Sauk County
Organized in 1852 by German-American settlers, the Free Congregation (Freie Gemeinde) dominated the cultural, economic and intellectual life of Sauk City well into the twentieth century. This is one of two congregations surviving a once prominent . . . Map (db m67226) HM
5Wisconsin (Sauk County), Sauk City — Site 3 — Sauk City
Sauk City originally was the site of an important Indian village. Jonathan Carver visited here on October 9, 1766 and wrote, "This is the largest and best built Indian town I ever saw. It contains about 90 houses, each large enough for several . . . Map (db m57935) HM
6Wisconsin (Sauk County), Sauk City — The Salem Church
The Salem Evangelical Church, now commonly known as the Honey Creek United Methodist Church, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. This church and its site commemorate the settlers from Canton Graubuenden, Switzerland and their . . . Map (db m137084) HM
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Oct. 1, 2022