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Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, land ownership by name, wards by number, local streets, buildings, fair grounds, nurseries, and part of Rock River. The...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Beloit, with insets of Beloit College, Beloit High School, and Memorial Hall.

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milton Junction.

Date: 1865 

Description: A view of the Milton College campus, showing three main buildings.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Exterior of the First Congregational Church and buildings nearby in downtown area.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View down Madison Street with houses along sidewalk.

Map or Atlas

City Map of Janesville

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...

Map or Atlas

Milton, Wisconsin

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milton.


Milton Academy

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: In 1844 Joseph Goodrich founded Milton Academy and built the first gravel and mortar building in the town. (Note that the Milton House is often called the...


No. 1 Cotton Mill

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The No. 1 Cotton Mill. Plank sidewalk in foreground.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior of the second Rock County Court House which stood from 1896 to 1955. The Architect was E. Townsend Mix.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View, from a distance, of Fulton Street in Edgerton. A church is in the distance.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Janesville City Hospital.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind.

Date: 1898-08 

Description: The stables at the Milton House. The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Jo...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the town with All Souls Church in the bottom right corner.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Exterior of First Congregational Church in winter.


The Rock River

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The Rock River.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Window display in Bort, Bailey & Co. store on the occasion of a Civil War Veterans' reunion. In the window is a display of images of President Lincoln, Gen...


Court Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.

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