Trail Discovery

Trail Discovery (HMNP6)

Location: Watertown, WI 53094 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 11.654', W 88° 43.48'

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On July 18th, during the Black Hawk War of 1832, Little Thunder - a Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indian guide to the U.S. Militia - discovered Black Hawk's Band crossed the Rock River in this vicinity. After receiving the news, Gen. James D. Henry and Col. Henry Dodge and the militia also crossed the river and followed the band's trail west.
HM NumberHMNP6
Series This marker is part of the Black Hawk War series, and the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series.
Marker Number409
Year Placed1998
Placed ByWisconsin State Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 11:52am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 359867 N 4783828
Decimal Degrees43.19423333, -88.72466667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 11.654', W 88° 43.48'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 11' 39.24" N, 88° 43' 28.80" W
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Area Code(s)920
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 E Main St, Watertown WI 53094, US
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