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Copper Culture State Park

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Neat history

Actually a really nice history here, but the park itself isn't much. A small museum and a picnic... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2015
GW85
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Middleton, Wisconsin
Major historical site

This burial site is over 7,500 years old. Located right on the edge of town it is a quiet and... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2013
Gary G
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Mill Street, South of SR 22, Oconto, WI 54153
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

We were on our way back to Milwaukee after a week traipsing around Michigan and Ontario. But when we saw the sign on the freeway for Copper Culture State Park, and having recently seen a great exhibit on the region's Archaic Period at the Field...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Nothing but a small house. Not much to look at but a decent walking trail. There is a buried Halloween skeleton to dig up. Only gets about 4 visitors a day.

Thank Christy J
Reviewed April 25, 2016

The park is small but it does have a hiking trail down to the Oconto River where you can fish from the bank. It is a very important historical site encompassing 7500 year old original people history, an old Belgian 100 year plus farmstead, to...More

1  Thank mary v
Reviewed September 2, 2015

This State park site has been a topic of great debate on many television programs. It isn't exactly clear how long ago the Copper Culture Tribe inhabited this location but many speculate that they first lived here up to 9000 years ago. What is certain...More

2  Thank Justin B
Reviewed July 28, 2015

Actually a really nice history here, but the park itself isn't much. A small museum and a picnic shelter (wedding there they day we were there). There's a nice hiking trail to the river that has some markers about the historical significance of the area...More

Thank GW85
Reviewed September 2, 2013

This burial site is over 7,500 years old. Located right on the edge of town it is a quiet and moving experience to envision what the area was like for the inhabitants so very long ago. There is a stone grave marker designating where a...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed December 28, 2012

Went there on our motorcycles for a break. We were the only ones there for most of the time. It is very peaceful and well maintained.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed August 11, 2012

We arrived at opening time of 11am and the museum was closed up tight. About 11:15 the docent arrived to open it and set off the alarm which brought an officer. An exciting beginning to our visit. It is a small museum which offers insight...More

1  Thank WhereBenhasbeen
Reviewed July 31, 2012

I took the kids here to check it out. It was basically a parking lot, a field with a sign in it, and a pavillion. Not much, or anything, to do here. The kids were confused as to why I brought them to this place.

1  Thank Shoegurl98
Reviewed June 3, 2012

We live in the area and love taking our dog on walks to Copper Culture Park. We see a variety of wildlife every time we venture to the park, which intrigues our kids, as well as our canine family member! The museum, while small and...More

8  Thank TW92975
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