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Description: A view across the river of several residences.
Date: 1846 after
Description: A view of the main buildings at Saint Clara Academy, set against a hill. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has go...
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...
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 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: Wisconsin was considered part of Michigan Territory until 1836, a year before Michigan entered statehood. Drawn four years before Wisconsin entered stateho...
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: View of the gorge at St. Croix with a boat and multiple figures visible in the background.
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...
Description: Home of William Augustus Prentiss, built in 1836 and burned in 1845. Small two-story house. Four people are standing around the house.
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.
Description: The ferry landing in Weston, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...
Description: A view of Fort Crawford (the second site and buildings of 1829-?).
Description: Foldout map of southern Wisconsin.
Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Map shows 1840’s homes with owner names, a Native American cemetery, and other points of interest. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented...
Description: A view of Fort Crawford (1829-1835).
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....
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...
Description: Distant view of the early settlement of the town showing a strip of low-slung buildings in a barren expanse.
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: Wisconsin was considered part of Michigan Territory until 1836, a year before Michigan entered statehood. Drawn three years before Wisconsin entered stateh...
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