Site of Blue Mounds Fort

Site of Blue Mounds Fort (HMOPU)

Location: Blue Mounds, WI 53517 Dane County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 0.332', W 89° 49.775'

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Built in May 1832 by the miners and settlers of the neighborhood and garrisoned by them as volunteer members of General Henry Dodge's Iowa-Michigan Brigade from May 20 to September 20, 1832 during the Black Hawk War

This site was donated to the State Historical Society of Wisconsin by the heirs of Colonel Ebenezer Brigham
Pioneer settler of Blue Mounds who helped build the fort
Series This marker is part of the Black Hawk War series
Year Placed1921
Placed ByThe State Historical Society of Wisconsin
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 269379 N 4765315
Decimal Degrees43.00553333, -89.82958333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 0.332', W 89° 49.775'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 0' 19.92" N, 89° 49' 46.50" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10952 Eckel Rd, Blue Mounds WI 53517, US
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