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Map or Atlas

A New Map of Kentucky

Date: 1847 

Description: A color map of Kentucky with insets showing Lexington, the Falls of Ohio, and the Ohio River.

Photograph

Watertown

Date: 1842 

Description: A view across the river of several residences.

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

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

Date: 1844-10 ca.

Description: View from a pile-driver on the north pier of the community then known as Southport. The pier visible at left center, constructed between 1840-1842, was th...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1847 

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: 1845 ca.

Description: View of the gorge at St. Croix with a boat and multiple figures visible in the background.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This map of La Crosse is ink and pencil on paper and shows lot and block numbers, as well as buildings. An inscription on the bottom of the map reads: "Tim...

Date: 1849-01-09 

Description: Shows county line boundaries, rivers, and falls. Includes explanation of township and county divisions. Pen and pencil on paper. Title supplied by catalog...

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: 1848 

Description: Wisconsin became the thirtieth state in 1848. Drawn that same year, this map shows township lines, roads, villages, mills, railroads, prairies, swamps, ca...

Painting

Cheever's Mill

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.

Date: 1842 

Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.

Date: 1848 

Description: Immigrant map.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1845 

Description: This map hows lot and block numbers, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan. The map...

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.

Drawing

School

Date: 1840 ca.

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

Date: 1842 

Description: A map of the Western rivers, a "travellers guide" exhibiting the Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio and Illinois Rivers with principal towns.

Date: 1849 

Description: Foldout map of southern Wisconsin.

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: 1847 

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

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