Mounds on Private Property

JEFFERSON COUNTY

    Armstrong Mound, located near Fort Atkinson.
    Banker Mound Group, located near Fort Atkinson.
    Brandel Mound, located near Fort Atkinson.
    Brounty Mound, located near Fort Atkinson.
    Butternut Hills Mound Group, located near Fort Atkinson.
    Curtis Hill Mound Group, located near Fort Atkinson.
    Haight Creek Mound Group (National Register of Historic Places), located in the Town of Koshkonong.
    Hoard Mound Group (National Register of Historic Places), located at Koshkonong Country Club (see below).
    North Hills Mound Complex, located near Fort Atkinson.
    Sayre/Hake Mound Group, located near Fort Atkinson.
    Scherwitz & Borchardt Mound Group, located near Fort Atkinson.
    Telfer Mound Site (National Register of Historic Places), located at Milford.
    Ward Mounds, located near Fort Atkinson.
    Wedl Mounds, located near Fort Atkinson.
   

There are a number of Native American Mounds surviving on private lands, unaccessible to general public.
Mounds on this page are listed by county in alphabetical order.


BURNETT COUNTY

    Indian Mounds Resort (Ebert Mound Group, National Register of Historic Places), located at Yellow Lake.


CALUMET COUNTY

    Ridge Mound Group (Gasch Group, National Register of Historic Places), located at Chilton.


CRAWFORD COUNTY

    Armstrong Mound Group, located at Lynxville (see below).
    Foley Mound Group (National Register of Historic Places), located at Lynxville.
    Olson Mound Group (National Register of Historic Places), located at Seneca.
    Polander Mound Group, located at Lynxville (see below).
    Wall-Smethurst Mound Group (National Register of Historic Places), located at Lynxville.

Armstrong Mounds

DANE COUNTY

    Carriage Ridge Mounds, located north of Lake Mendota in the new subdivision of the same name.
    Frost Woods Mound Group, located at Monona (remains of once large group are scattered on several properties).
    Fuller's Woods Mound Group, located at Maple Bluff (3 mounds left of once large group).
    Koshkonong Mound Group,  southeast corner of the county, on the shores of Lake Koshkonong (see below).
    Manson Mound (located on private preserve called MaHUNT).
    Merril Springs Mound Group & Archeological District (Warner Group I, National Register of Historic Places), located     
         along the southern shore of Lake Mendota on the lakefront properties (see below).
    McConnell Mound Group, located on West Shore of Lake Waubesa (see below).
    Moore Mound Group (National Register of Historic Places).
    Sure Johnson Mound Group (National Register of Historic Places), located on MaHUNT property (see below).
    Ward Mound Group, located in the stone quarry in McFarland (see below).

Koshkonong Mounds
Merrill Springs Mounds, © James Steakley

DODGE COUNTY

    Indian Point Site (Frank's Point Site, National Register of Historic Places), located at Fox Lake (see below).
    Kekoskee Archeological District (Brummond-Schaumberg Group & Wesener I Site, National Register of Historic
          Places), located at Kekoskee.
    Kolterman Mound Group.


GRANT COUNTY

    Eagle Valley Mound District (National Register of Historic Places), located in the Town of Glen Haven.
    Koch Mound Group, located in the Town of Ellenboro.
    Warner & Foote Mounds, located in the Town of Ellenboro.



IOWA COUNTY

   Peniel Church Mounds, near Rewey.
   Sawle Mound Group & Archeological District, located in the Town of Arena.

Hoard Mound Group
Hoard Mound Group
Hoard Mound Group

LACROSSE COUNTY

    Midway Village Mounds & Archeological District (National Register of Historic Places), located at Holmen.
   Sand Lake Archeological District (National Register of Historic Places), located at Onalaska.


MARATHON COUNTY

    Main Site (National Register of Historic Places), located at Brokaw.


MARQUETTE COUNTY

    Kratz Creek Mound Group.


PIERCE COUNTY

    Diamond Bluff Mounds & Archeological District (Trimbelle Group or Mero Group, National Register of Historic Places),
          located at Diamond Bluff (see below).

 
Articles about Fox Lake Mounds, 1922 & 1923
 
  Articles about Hoard Mound Group

RACINE COUNTY

    Allen Mound Group (Eagle Lake Mound).
    Wind Lake Mound, located on Loomis Road in Wind Lake.


RICHLAND COUNTY

    Clipped Wing Eagle Mound (National Register of Historic Places), located in the Town of Eagle.
    Hunting Eagle Mound (National Register of Historic Places), located in the Town of Eagle.


SAUK COUNTY

    Baraboo Country Club Mounds (Draper Creek Group), located on the namesake golf club property.


SHEBOYGAN COUNTY

    Henschel Mound Group, located at Sheboygan Marsh.


TREMPEALEAU COUNTY

    Trempealeau Platform Mounds (Downtown Mounds), located on public land in Trempealeau, but surrounded by
         private lands and not accessible to general public (see below).


VERNON COUNTY

    Baumgartner Mound (National Register of Historic Places), located at Sterling.
    Cade Archeological District (National Register of Historic Places), located at Newton.
    Tollackson Mound Group (National Register of Historic Places), located in the Town of Harmony.


WALWORTH COUNTY

    Lake Lawn Resort Mounds (see below).


WASHBURN COUNTY

    Yellow River and Spooner Lake Mounds (see above).


WASHINGTON COUNTY

    Washington County "Island" Effigy Mound District (Glass Mounds, Susan/Backhouse Mounds, National Register of
         Historic Places). Part of the district - Lizard Mound County Park - is a public property and is accessible.


WAUKESHA COUNTY

    Barfoth-Blood Mound Group (National Register of Historic Places), located at Mukwonago.
    Bass Bay Mounds (Col. John B.Zaun Group) (see below).
    Big Bend Mound Group #2 (Maney Ridge Group, National Register of Historic Places), located at Big Bend (below).
    Dewey Mound Group (Crawfordsville Group, National Register of Historic Places), located at Big Bend (see below).
    McBean Mound Group (Goodwin-McBean Site, National Register of Historic Places), located at Big Bend.
    Peterson Site (Nicolai Site, National Register of Historic Places), located at Big Bend.

 
    Article about Dewey   
  Mounds, 1922 (3 parts)
Maney Ridge Mounds
Maney Ridge Mounds

WAUPACA COUNTY

    Sanders Mound Site I & III (Steiger-Sanders Site, National Register of Historic Places), located at Fremont.


WINNEBAGO COUNTY

    Brainerd Site (National Register of Historic Places).


WOOD COUNTY

    Ross Lake Mound Group, located at Deer Trail Park Campground in Nekoosa (see below).


Article about Ross
Lake Mounds, 1969

Polander Mounds
Sure Johnson Mounds
Sure Johnson Mounds
Sure Johnson Mounds
McConnell Group
Sure Johnson Mounds
Ward Group
Merrill Springs Group
Merrill Springs Group
Merrill Springs Group
Merrill Springs Group
Merrill Springs Group
Trempealeau Platform Mounds
Trempealeau Platform Mounds
Frost's Woods Effigy Diagram
Bass Bay Mound Group
Bass Bay Mound Group
   Frost's Woods Article from Wisconsin Magazine of History
Baraboo Country Club Mounds
Baraboo Country Club Mounds
Baraboo Country Club Mounds
Baraboo Country Club Mounds
Baraboo Country Club Mounds
 
Wisconsin State Journal Article about Ward Group, March 28, 2014


COLUMBIA COUNTY

    Swan Lake Mounds, located at Saddle Ridge Community east of Portage.

 
Wisconsin State Journal article about Ward Group, December 14, 2015