Indian Bill Cemetery

 Photographed September 17, 2014
Arpin, Wood County, Wisconsin
44° 31.573′ N, 90° 4.325′ W

INDIAN BILL CEMETERY
These Indian burial sites are believed to be from descendants of the Winnebago and Prairie Band Potawatomi People.

The Potawatomi tradition was to build a grave house over the burial site. These grave houses are meant to deteriorate naturally until their spirits rest in the happy hunting grounds of immortality.
The cemetery and marker are located at the exit to Powers Bluff Park, at the intersection of Bluff Drive and Parks Road, Arpin, Wisconsin 54410.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation: Tribal History

Potawatomi History

Powers Bluff Park

Because of Native American religious and ceremonial activities that occurred here (see other markers at this location), "Tah-qua-kik" (the Native American name for Powers Bluff) has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places: Wisconsin: Wood County.

There are several more historical markers / sites at Powers Bluff County Park:



The cemetery and marker are at the park exit.

The entrance to Powers Bluff Park.

Looking up Bluff Drive from County Highway E.

Signage at the intersection of Bluff Drive and County Highway E.

Looking down Bluff Drive towards County Highway E.


Gorgeous fall colors along the way.

Signage at the intersection of County N and County E.

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