Man Mound

Man Mound (HM2LT8)

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N 43° 29.307', W 89° 40.296'

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National Historic Landmark

Man Mound
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark


The Man Mound is nationally significant as a rare example of a human-shaped Effigy Mound. Effigy Mounds are earthen sculptures created in the shapes of animals and spiritual beings by the indigenous people of the area that is now southern Wisconsin and small adjacent portions of Illinois, Iowa, and Minnesota between approximately 750 and 1200 CE. Effigy Mounds are respected as burial and sacred sites.
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HM NumberHM2LT8
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
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Year Placed2016
Placed ByNational Park Service United States Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 13th, 2019 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 283970 N 4818526
Decimal Degrees43.48845000, -89.67160000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 29.307', W 89° 40.296'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 29' 18.42" N, 89° 40' 17.76" W
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