Site of Old Helena

Site of Old Helena (HMNMH)

Location: Spring Green, WI 53588 Iowa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 8.914', W 90° 2.772'

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A thriving and important town of the lead-mining days, here on July 28, 1832 troops crossed the Wisconsin River in pursuit of Indians under Black Hawk

Among officers of the Army here present these later became distinguished

Gen. Henry Atkinson · Col. Nathan Boone · Col. Hugh Brady · Col. Henry Dodge · Col. Zachary Taylor · Capt. William S. Harney · Lt. Robert Anderson · Lt. Jefferson Davis · Lt. Albert Sidney Johnston
Series This marker is part of the Black Hawk War series
Year Placed1925
Placed ByThe State Historical Society of Wisconsin, now known as the Wisconsin Historical Society
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 11:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 740185 N 4781549
Decimal Degrees43.14856667, -90.04620000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 8.914', W 90° 2.772'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 8' 54.84" N, 90° 2' 46.32" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5772-5784 County Hwy C, Spring Green WI 53588, US
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