Pheasant Branch Encampment
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012
N 43° 07.339 W 089° 29.459
16T E 297363 N 4777410
Quick Description: During the Black Hawk War on July 20, 1832, Sac Indian leader Black Hawk and his followers camped near this location. Also the location of Pheasant Branch Conservancy.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 6/30/2007 9:04:57 PM
Waymark Code: WM1RCV
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Cheeseheads
Views: 36

Long Description:
On the night of July 20th, during the Black Hawk War of 1832, Sac Indian leader Black Hawk and his followers camped near this location. Desperate for food and frightened by the approaching military, the Indians fled northwest towards the Wisconsin River the next morning.
Erected 1998
Directions: located on Pheasant Branch Rd., 1 1/3 miles north of Hwy 12, Middleton.
County: Dane

Location: Other

MarkerID: 398

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