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|Wisconsin - Land of the Dead
"Oh, Wisconsin. Beneath your feet is an ocean of bones...."
"They (railroad crews) knocked the top off of the small hill called Butte Des Morts. It was full of skeletons. Tracks were laid across the cut and The combined
bones and rock became the track bed." - a diary description of the 19th century decapitation of a section of "the hill of the dead"(Butte Des Morts) on the
shore of Little Lake Butte Des Morts in Neenah.
The hill is reputed to hold the piled up corpses of Fox Indians killed during a battle against the French and their Indian Allies in the Fox/French Wars. More
likely, the hill had been part of a long standing burial ground and contained the bones of the ancient mound builders. Mounds are everywhere, their
remains may be beneath your feet right as you read this. In the mid to late 19th century countless mounds were plowed over by farmers. Road crews
crushed bones into aggregate for road and railroad beds. It's safe to say that all of Wisconsin's primary roads contain shattered bits of the bones of the