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Description: View from road of the entry drive with stone walls on each side, leading to the Riverdale Resort. The main building is on the right across the lawn.

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Description: View from road of restaurant and gas pump at Riverdale Resort.

Date: 1925 

Description: Vending stand on Highway 13 near Van Hill Cabins. A man stands near an automobile parked in the road in front, and three girls are gathered on benches unde...

Date: 1926 

Description: Side view from sidewalk of "The Maples," a large brick house with arched windows and a columned porch.

Photograph

Van Hill Cabins

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two guest cabins at Van Hill Cabins. A bench is under a tree between them.

Date: 1926 

Description: View of grounds with a large guest cottage with large front porch on the right. On the left is a three-story structure shaped like a tower.

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Description: Portrait of two Native American men wearing feathers and beadwork who are standing in front of a teepee, which has a thunderbird symbol inside, seen throug...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down driveway towards main house of Buckminster Rooms. A sign in front advertises rooms with inner spring mattresses for 75 cents per person. An autom...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Group of tourists and crew members on the bow deck of the DELL QUEEN, an excursion boat that operated on the Wisconsin River at Wisconsin Dells.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn of a cottage at Buckminster Rooms and Cottage. There are striped awnings on the windows. A barn is in the background.

Date: 1931 

Description: Exterior view from road of the White House Hotel. There is a trellis with four columns at the sidewalk entrance that leads to a long porch with rocking cha...

Date: 1926 

Description: View of an elevated guest cottage on the slope of a hill with two entrances, one at the front with steps leading up to a porch, and one at the back, at Pin...

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Date: 1931 

Description: Guest house with a sunroom in the front.

Date: 1877 

Description: View of the lower level of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad bridge at the Wisconsin Dells that would have been used by pedestrians and horse-d...

Photograph

Alexander Mitchell

Date: 1882-09-04 

Description: Elevated view of the steamboat Alexander Mitchell at a dock. Captain Dave and most of the passengers on the lower level are posing standing. There i...

Photograph

The Dixon

Date: 1931 

Description: Exterior view of The Dixon, a Victorian-era house with guest rooms.

Date: 1927 

Description: The main building of Schofield Cottage Hotel with a large porch and stone columns. On the lawn in front posing is a man standing, and two children sitting,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Ravenswood Hotel set amongst the pines, with a large screened porch and balcony above. Benches are along a stone wall in front of a st...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Indian woman in traditional dress. The woman stands on stone steps, surrounded by flowers and trees.

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