• American Indian Woodland Tribes' Effigy Mounds

    Campus graphic prepared in May 2003 indicating campus buildings and American Indian effigy mounds.

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  • Bird Effigy Mound

    Bird effigy mound located across from the Oscar Rennebohm Library on the Edgewood College campus. This effigy mound is identified by a plaque that reads “Indian Bird Effigy Mound. Body 80 Feet. Wingsp…

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  • Eagle Sculpture

    Whitehorse, Harry

    Sometime in the early 19th century, a squirrel buried a Burr Oak acorn next to an eagle-shaped mound, an earth work created by the "ancient ones". The squirrel forgot about the acorn and the tree took…

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  • Bird Effigy Mound plaque

    Bird Effigy Mound plaque reads "Indian Bird Effigy Mound. Body 80 Feet. Wingspread 260 Feet. Marked by the History Department of the Madison Woman's Club 1919." The Bird Effigy Mound is located across…

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  • Edgewood Campus Survey Area 1-Regina Hall

    Survey map entitled "2003 Edgewood Campus Survey Area 1-Regina Hall, mapped October 6-7, 2003." This survey was performed by the Great Lakes Archaeological Research Center. The map depicts American In…

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  • Bird Effigy Mound after the Prairie Burn

    Bird Effigy Mound located across from the Oscar Rennebohm Library on the Edgewood College campus. This mound is a representative of the prairie ecosystem located on the Edgewood College campus. Each s…

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  • Edgewood Campus Survey Area 5-Mound 7/8 Woods

    Survey map entitled "2003 Edgewood Campus Survey Area 5-Mound 7/8 Woods." This survey was performed by the Great Lakes Archaeological Research Center. The map indicates American Indian effigy mounds 7…

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  • Edgewood Campus Survey Area 6 Bird Mound

    Survey map entitled "2003 Edgewood Campus Survey Area 6 Bird Mound mapped October 3, 2003." This survey was performed by the Great Lakes Archaeological Research Center. The map indicates the American…

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  • Edgewood Campus Survey Area 3-Siena Heights

    Survey map entitled "2003 Edgewood Campus Survey Area 3-Siena Heights mapped October 20, 2003." This survey was performed by the Great Lakes Archaeological Research Center. The map indicates the "Lewi…

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  • Exhibit of Historical Indian Mounds

    This survey was a collaborative effort between Edgewood College, the State Historical Society, Department of Natural Resources, City Landmarks Commission and prepared with advisement from Archeologica…

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  • Edgewood College Campus Building Site Recommendations

    Map entitled “Edgewood College Campus Building Site Recommendations” indicating areas on the campus where building was permitted and areas where building was not permitted because of archaeological si…

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  • Lapham Map

    Survey map entitled "47DA147 Edgewood Mound Group as mapped by I. A. Lapham - 1850 Published 1853." The map indicates American Indian effigy mounds on the Edgewood Campus.

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  • American Indian Mounds' Marker, 1915

    American Indian effigy mounds' marker installed by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society in 1915. The marker reads "Indian Burial Mounds marked by the Wisconsin Archeological [sic] Society 1915."

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