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The public is invited to Frank’s Hill in southern Richland County on Thursday, December 21st, when the setting sun on the shortest of day of the year will be viewed from a small knoll peppered with effigy mounds in southern Richland County. The property is located on STH 193 just off STH 60 a few miles west of Muscoda and has been the site of many solstice and equinox gatherings in the past. Weather permitting, area residents are...

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ARCHEOLOGISTS TO DISCUSS EFFIGY MOUNDS AT MUSCODA LIBRARY MUSCODA…..The effigy mounds of the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway and other regions in Wisconsin will be the topic of a special lecture and book signing at the Muscoda Public Library on Saturday, December 2nd, beginning at 10:00 a.m. A guided tour of the effigy mounds at Frank’s Hill in southern Richland County will follow for those interested. Dr. Robert Birmingham,...

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MUSCODA…..Frank’s Hill, an effigy mound site in southern Richland County, will be open to the public on Friday, September 22nd through Sunday, September 24th, for observance of the autumnal equinox. 3:02 p.m. on September 22nd will mark the end of summer and beginning of fall.  Everyone is invited to gather at Frank’s Hill near Muscoda from Friday through Sunday to view the sunrise or sunset or to visit the site during the day...

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Summer Soltice at Frank’s Hill!

Summer Soltice at Frank’s Hill!


Posted By on Jun 12, 2017

The public is invited to Frank’s Hill in southern Richland County to observe the setting sun on the longest of day of the year. The summer solstice will occur at 11:54 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20th. The public is welcome to visit the hill on June 20th to say farewell to the last sunset of spring or on June 21st to view the first sunset of summer. Early risers also may enjoy the glorious sunrises from the site. Weather permitting, the...

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