“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Marxville, Wisconsin Historical Markers

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By William J. Toman, June 12, 2010
Indian Lake Marker
Wisconsin (Dane County), Marxville — Indian Lake
Indian Lake Park lies at the edge of the unglaciated or "driftless" area of southwestern Wisconsin. Here, features of both glaciated and unglaciated land are prominent. The steep slopes of exposed rock indicate that this valley was never completely . . . — Map (db m36989) HM
Wisconsin (Dane County), Marxville — 399 — Indian Lake Passage
On July 21, 1832, during the Black Hawk War, Sac Indian leader Black Hawk and his band left Pheasant Branch, west of Madison, retreating ahead of the military forces commanded by Colonels Ewing and Dodge. The band fled north following a route past . . . — Map (db m31806) HM
Wisconsin (Dane County), Marxville — 1 — St. Mary of the Oaks
On the brow of a hill, one-half mile east overlooking Indian Lake, rests a tiny stone chapel. The structure was built in 1857 by John Endres in fulfillment of a religious vow he made in return for protecting the lives of his family during a . . . — Map (db m31809) HM

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