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Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.
Description: Wisconsin became the thirtieth state in 1848. Drawn that same year, this map shows township lines, roads, villages, mills, railroads, prairies, swamps, ca...
Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
Description: This map is paint and ink on board with relief shown pictorially. The map was planned by Alfred Ames, drawn by one daughter and painted by another daughter...
Description: Distant view of the early settlement of the town showing a strip of low-slung buildings in a barren expanse.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names and includes the manuscript annotations: "From the Lapham collection" --...
Description: Immigrant map.
Date: 1844-10 ca.
Description: A variant of a wood engraving dated October, 1844. Incorporated as the villiage of Southport in 1841 (so-named because it was the southern-most natural har...
Description: An artists rendition of the western view of the Thiensville mills from the local tavern.
Description: Wisconsin was considered part of Michigan Territory until 1836, a year before Michigan entered statehood. Drawn three years before Wisconsin entered stateh...
Description: The Cornelia Vedder house. Described as the house "where George Winnie, a conductor on the Milwaukee and Prairie du Chien Railroad, stayed at the end of hi...
Description: This is a plat map of Sheboygan showing the Sheboygan River and Lake Michigan. Streets are labeled and plats are numbered in quadrants. Some points of inte...
Date: 1846 ca.
Description: This map of Prairieville, later renamed Waukesha, is ink and pencil on paper and shows the Fox River, a plat of village, and lot owners.
Date: 1849-05-17 ca.
Description: The ferry at Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trai...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...
Description: The map reads: "Dartford is centrally located in Wisconsin, on the north side of Green Lake, and in full view of that beautiful sheet of Water. Its precise...
Description: Foldout map of a sketch of the town grid of Calumet.
Description: A view of the Roman Catholic community of St. Nazianz.
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