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Increase Lapham, a scientist and surveyor, mapped out the indian burial mounds in Mound Cemetery. (Photo provided by: State Historical Society of Wisconsin Visual Archives)Mound Cemetery superintendent Steve Bedard talks about the history behind the cemetery. Scientist and surveyor Increase Lapham and Dr. Philo Hoy mapped out the area back when it was still a territory. The cemetery originally had 138 burial mounds, but only 12 survived, Bedard said.

 

 

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