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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...
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...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of the Roman Catholic community of St. Nazianz.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The ma...
Description: A hand-drawn plat map of Mineral Point, Wisconsin showing street layout and location of buildings.
Description: In 1847, a year before Wisconsin entered statehood, most of the county shapes in southeastern and southern Wisconsin looked the same as they do today, wher...
Description: An ink, watercolor, and pencil on tracing paper, hand-drawn map of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin that shows the town and range system, sections, lakes and st...
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.
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.
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...
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: Lithograph of Southport.
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: View of the gorge at St. Croix with a boat and multiple figures visible in the background.
Description: This map shows the township and range system in southern and eastern Wisconsin as well as along the Wisconsin River in present-day Marathon, Portage, and W...
Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.
Description: Foldout map of a sketch of the town grid of Calumet.
Description: A map of Wisconsin and a portion of Minnesota that show the township surveys in progress in portions of the Saint Croix River region and in central Wiscons...
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: The first school house at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....
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