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Date: 1870 

Description: Although the first European settlement in Jefferson was in 1836, the Village of Jefferson was first incorporated as a city in 1878. Made eight years earlie...

Drawing

Rock Lake

Date: 1890 

Description: A sketch of Rock Lake, or Tyranena Lake.

Photograph

Rock River

Date: 1860 

Description: View of the Rock River with a railroad bridge in the foreground.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards' Octagon House with a horse and carriage and various people posed in front of it.

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Watertown on the Rock River,"drawn from nature."

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows landownership, lot and block numbers, wards, cemeteries, and the high school. The map has been removed from Page’s Atlas of Jefferson County...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View of Fort Howard taken from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator with the dam and river. A tugboat is in the river above the dam.

Photograph

Empire Mill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Empire Mill.

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Watertown with indexed points of interest.

Date: 1872 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, churches, schools, and cemeteries. Th map includes business directories of Watertown, Je...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: At the Aztalan Indian Mounds a group of people are standing on a hillside in the background. In the foreground are corn shocks.

Drawing

Octagon House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Drawing of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage in the foreground.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage posed in the foreground and several people around it and on its porches.

Date: 1884-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Fort Atkinson including Barrie, Germany, and North Water Streets.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards octagon house.

Date: 1863 after

Description: A view of the gymnasium at Northwestern College. A staircase leads up the terraced hill to the brick building.

Photograph

Watertown

Date: 1842 

Description: A view across the river of several residences.

Photograph

Faville Homestead

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The Faville home, built about 1850 on 120 acres bought from the government in 1844. As late as 1922 the home was still in the Faville family. The additions...

Date: 1878 

Description: Engraving of Ocatagon House, the residence of Mrs. Eliza Richards. Several trees dot the landscape and other buildings can be seen in the distance at right...

Date: 1893 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Jefferson, looking north. Crayfish River at left and center, Rock River from upper center to bottom center, joins at left of center; thir...

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