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Date: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....
Date: 1840 ca.
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...
Date: 1846 ca.
Description: This plat map, which features the very early spelling of Wisconsin as "Wiskonsin", was created sometime between 1846 and 1854 and shows a canal and dam on...
Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
Date: 1849 ca.
Description: Map reads, "Map of the Western States". Published by Ensign & Thayer. There is a decorative vine border, and in each corner there is an engraving of four c...
Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin shows the counties in the state south and east of the Wisconsin and Fox rivers and the locations of Indian lands to the nor...
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: Lithograph of Southport.
Description: A view of Fort Crawford (1829-1835).
Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.
Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...
Description: Distant view of the early settlement of the town showing a strip of low-slung buildings in a barren expanse.
Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper and shows the numbers, dimensions, and acreages of lots, as well as survey monuments and streets.
Also included is a cert...
Description: The old Indian agent's house.
Description: A hand-drawn plat map of Mineral Point, Wisconsin showing street layout and location of buildings.
Description: An artists rendition of the western view of the Thiensville mills from the local tavern.
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