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HISTORY OF THE MOUND BUILDERS










For reasons only known to them, scholars decided to change history and give credit to the Native American Indian as the builder of the earthen mounds.  During its initial  phase , the  people
refused to belief it, but later generations in the mid-nineteenth century came to acdept it. Albert Gallatin , founder of the American  Ethnological Society of New York and Wisconsin naturalist,
was one of the first to push this unpopular later position.  However, Caleb Atwater published
Description of the Antiquities in the State of Ohio and other  Western States (1820) and  
advanced the idea that the mounds were built by a culture much more advanced than the American Indians. Josiah Priest,
'Antiquities and Discoveries of the West', argued that the mounds
were built by the Lost Tribes of Israel, wandering Egyptians, Greeks and  other groups unassociated with the American Indian. William Pidgeon's
' Tradition of De-Coo-Dah'  (1858) , states
that  De-Coo-Dah told him of an ancient race of mound building people who were  much more numerous than the present Indians.



















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3000 BC Megalithic cultures arise around 4500 BC; then on both continents, at the very same time, copper-using Beaker-inspired cultures arise in 3000 BC.

1500 BC Next, the Beaker Groups flee from conquest in 1500 BC, and their Beaker cultural traits begin to be widespread in North America; finally in both Europe and the New World, at
the very same time,

700 BC  Beaker-derived cultures collapse in 700 BC.

Copper Trade in the Great Lakes Region - King David and King Solomon

In the book Bronze Age America, the late Dr. Barry Fell (Professor Emeritus of Harvard University) records that copper trading between ancient North America and the Old World was extant
prior to and DURING THE REIGN OF KING DAVID! "His book cites evidence from ancient inscriptions that Norse kings carried on a copper trade with the New World in the St. Lawrence River
as early as 1700 B.C., seven centuries prior to the reign of King David over Israel"  There is, clear evidence that David's allies, the Canaanite Phoenicians, were included in the New World
copper trade and that some of David's huge stockpile of copper ore came from the Phoenician's North American trading routes.

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The Straits of Gibraltar (Pillars of Hercules), and the nearby Phoenician colony of Gades
(Cadiz) were the focal points of the Iberian Peninsula. Northern Europeans trading or
moving south were channelled there, where the Mediterranean crossing was the shortest.
The
ships of the Phoenicians and their colonies were large and seaworthy, as were other
ancient Mediterranean ships, fully capable of sailing in the Atlantic Ocean. (Gloria Farley )
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Around the northern shore of Lake Superior, and on the adjacent Ile Royale, there are approximately 5,000 ancient copper mine workings. In 1953 and 1956 Professor Roy Drier led two
Michigan Mining and Technology expeditions to the sites. Charcoal found at the base of the ancient mining pits yielded radio carbon dates indicating that the mines had been operated
between 2000 B.C. and 1000 B.C...The most conservative estimates by mining engineers show that at least 500 million pounds of metallic copper were removed over that time span, and
there is no evidence as to what became of it. Bronze Age America. NY: Wallaby, 1976. P. 261.

The Bible states that  ancient Israel, under King David, was stockpiling massive quantities of
copper ore around 1,000 B.C.  Sources also confirm  that the North American copper mines ran
out of ore during the reign of Solomon. The connection between the two should be obvious.

CONTINUED
The Mound Builders  - The Ancient Ones- The Giants - The Men of Old - The Mound Builders -  
Fischer Park Conical  Mound
30326 Durand Ave (Hwy 11) Off
Browns Lake . The Native
Americans called Browns Lake  -  
'Lake of the Shining Arrow'
There are no markers whatsoever
to give reference to the beautiful
mounds in the park!  What
pleasure people could take in the
mounds - if they only knew..
Browns Lake Conical
Moun
d   - Located This  
second mound is located
off Browns Lake on Hwy W .
This one seems to have
been used several times.
One as an 'ancient' mound
- then a Native American
Burial Mound - then a
cemetery dating early
1800's. When we first
started reporting this
cemetery, it was unkept
with broken tombstones.
Since then it has been
cleaned with the  broken
tombstones removed.  
Unfortunately, no markers
were set to mark the graves
of which had  the
tombstones removed.   As
the story goes, the remains
of the Native Americans
were damaged and
discarded as they made
way for the new wave of
tenants . This seems to be
one of the higher points
overlooking Burlington .  
*Mounds all around the
Browns Lake Area.
However -No Markers
indicating Mounds are here .
A race, that long has passed away ,Built them ...
a disciplined and populous race
Heaped, with long toil, the earth.
The red man came...
The roaming hunter tribes, warlike and fierce,
And the mound-builders vanished from the earth.
The gopher mines the ground Where stood the swarming cities.
All is gone; Allâ save the piles of earth that hold their bones,
The platforms where they worshipped unknown gods.
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More Information
Is the Ancient City of Burlington Wisconsin Comparable
to Cahokia Mounds?
Go to the following Site and read more about Ancient Burlington
Following Photo was found by Mary Sutherland in the archived photos at Burlington Historical Society
Mary Sutherland has named this mound -
Hill Crest Mound
The above Burlington photo bears a striking resemblance to both the ancient pre-historic sites of Aztalan and Cahokia.  Although you cannot see it in this photo, just like Cahokia
and Aztalan, the Hillcrest Mounds faces a large lake known as Echo Lake which is fed by Honey Creek and the White River.
Photo on Left is Cahokia Mounds - east of St. Louis MO
and the Photo on the bottom is of Aztalan which is almost identical to
the Hill Crest Mound of Burlington
New York TImes Article on Earthen Mounds
Finds around Burlington Wisconsin
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Ancient Giant Race of Burlington Wisconsin
Earthen Mounds- Temples- Sacred Sites and
Burial Sites of Burlington Wisconsin
Compiled and Researched by Mary Sutherland

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Burlington  Click Here for More Information
"The Record of Rajah Manchou of Vorito."
(Facsimile of the Brass Plates). Voree, Wisconsin
Territory: 1845.19.6 cm. x 10.6 cm. Broadside.
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         BRASS PLATES DISCOVERED
This earliest known imprint of the Mormons who followed James J. Strang is a rare facsimile of the brass plates, which
in 1845 Strang purportedly discovered buried in a hillside beneath the roots of a giant oak tree at Voree, Wisconsin
Territory and which were lost at the beginning of this century.
The area is now known as Morman Road in Burlington, Wisconsin.
Revelations...Truths Revealed by Mary Sutherland
In accordance with the Jewish Kabbalists, the civilization of Atlantis was advanced far beyond ours and had
brought about their own destruction by disregarding the wisdom of the great teachers, choosing power and
materialism over transcendence.
On the back of a dollar bill, one can find a pyramid and the all-seeing Eye of Horus which strongly suggests
that not only were our founding fathers the  ‘Followers of Horus” but believed it was their destiny to re-build
this nation from the ‘ashes of the Phoenix’.
Sir Francis Bacon asserted in his book, New Atlantis, that whatever was going to be built in North America
would be Atlantean in its basic archetypal pattern and destiny path, and at some point it would rise to the
level of global dominion. Then it would, like ancient Atlantis, have to make a choice between power ‘for the
sake of service’ and power for the ‘sake of more power’… and as it decided, ‘the fate of the world
would be determined.’
In the writing of this book, it is my desire to enlighten the reader on the true history of North America and our
ancestral heritage that took root back when the people of this earth lived together as “one nation…on one
continent( before it divided into the continents we have today) …under the ‘Law of One’…”  
The United States ‘Pledge of Allegiance’, “One Nation… Indivisible…with Liberty and Justice for All”
strongly indicates that our founding fathers not only knew the true history of North America, but believed this
country to be the homeland of ancient Atlantis.
PDF's by Mary Sutherland
Old New York TImes Article on
Earthen Mounds Finds around
Burlington Wisconsin
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Brad and Mary Sutherland Researching Ancient Sites
Ancient City of Burlington Wisconsin
The Giant Mound Builders of
Burlington
Mary Sutherland
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Ancient Mounds of Madison
Mound Cities Spaced Every 50 Miles - Is
your city and ancient Mound City...
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Mound Area where Mormon Prophet Strang found Brass Plates giving history of the ancient race of Burlington
Mary Sutherland is an author and
researcher focusing her work on
consciousness studies, ancient history and
unusual phenomena. She is a "hands on"
researcher and the creator of one of the
largest website on the internet with
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and their cultures, sacred sites and power
points of the world, underground tunnels
and cave systems, dimensional worlds ,
metaphysics, etc. The governor of
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ancient sites of Kentucky. For the last 5
years, she has been exploring, mapping
and documenting the ancient underwater
structures of Rock Lake – near Aztalan.
For the last fourteen years she has been
documenting the ancient sites around
Burlington, WI. Truth is her passion. She
believes it is through truth that we will
break ourselves free of our present
entanglements in life. When we become
free, we will create our own ‘personal story’
of the ‘hero’s journey’ suggested by
Joseph Campbell.

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