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Date: 1840 ca.

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: 1840 ca.

Description: Map shows three Wisconsin territories, Jefferson, Waukesha, and Milwaukee. Map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Relief shown by hachures.

Date: 1848 

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...

Map or Atlas

Map of Mineral Point

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn plat map of Mineral Point, Wisconsin showing street layout and location of buildings.

Date: 1849 

Description: Published a year after Wisconsin entered statehood, this map shows the counties and towns in existence at the time - mainly in southern/southeastern Wiscon...

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...

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Crawford (the second site and buildings of 1829-?).

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This hand-colored map shows the township and section grid in southeastern Wisconsin, covering the area west to Sugar River and Four Lakes region and north...

Date: 1849 

Description: Published in Germany a year after Wisconsin entered statehood, this map shows prairies, swamps, lakes, mounds, limestone deposits, and lead and copper mine...

Painting

Fort Crawford

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 

Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.

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: 1849-05-17 ca.

Description: The Mill in Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: An artists rendition of the western view of the Thiensville mills from the local tavern.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

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...

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.

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...

Date: 1849-06-24 

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...

Date: 1849 

Description: A hand drawn map of showing the two proposed routes from the Milwaukee River to the Moody’s Lime Quarry at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The map includes the rout...

Drawing

School

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: The first school house at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.

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