Tag Archives: history

Archeology

Archeology

There’s a lot of history on the land we now call Devil’s Lake State Park. Some remnants of that history are easy to see, such as the many Native American mounds now covered with tall ...

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The Cliff House

The Cliff House

 The Cliff House (Originally called the Minniwauken.) was built along the north-east corner of Devil’s Lake in 1865. It was one of 4 hotels built along the lake in that time period long ...

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Big Old Birch

Big Old Birch

When you think of a paper birch tree, you normally think of those beautiful swaying white ornamental trees that grow in residential lawns. You may think of the colorful stands of birch with ...

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Remnants of the Past

Remnants of the Past

Devil’s Lake State Park was founded in 1911. Before then, and even for years after, much of the land was divided up by private homes, farms, hotels and resorts.  Before the settlers came, ...

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