Sauk City

Sauk City (HM13AQ)

Location: Sauk City, WI 53583 Sauk County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 16.424', W 89° 43.242'

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Sauk City originally was the site of an important Indian village. Jonathan Carver visited here on October 9, 1766 and wrote, "This is the largest andbest built Indian town I ever saw. It contains about 90 houses, each large enough for several families. Thestreets are regular and spacious." In 1838 the firstwhite settlers arrived, led by Berry Haney. CountAgoston Haraszthy platted Sauk City on April 26, 1845.Incorporated March 30,1854 the original chartercontinues to the present day - marking Sauk City the oldest incorporated village in Wisconsin.
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HM NumberHM13AQ
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Marker NumberSite 3
Year Placed1969
Placed BySauk County Conservation Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:52pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 279222 N 4794807
Decimal Degrees43.27373333, -89.72070000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 16.424', W 89° 43.242'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 16' 25.44" N, 89° 43' 14.52" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 951 Water St, Sauk City WI 53583, US
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