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Date: 1844 

Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.

Photograph

Watertown

Date: 1842 

Description: A view across the river of several residences.

Date: 1849-05-02 

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...

Date: 1842 

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

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: The old Indian agent's house.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This map shows shows three routes; a route surveyed by Doty & Center, a route surveyed by inhabitants of East Milwaukee, and a route surveyed by inhabitant...

Date: 1848-04 

Description: Poster advertising an auction for about 49,000 acres of land for sale in Wisconsin and Illinois by Thomas & Sons Auctioneers.

Date: 1843 

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: 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...

Date: 1848 

Description: This map by Increase Lapham shows the township and range system in southern and eastern Wisconsin as well as along the Wisconsin River in present-day Marat...

Date: 1846 ca.

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.

Date: 1844 

Description: Wisconsin was considered part of Michigan Territory until 1836, a year before Michigan entered statehood. Drawn four years before Wisconsin entered stateho...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

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

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Map of Town of Calumet

Date: 1848 

Description: Foldout map of a sketch of the town grid of Calumet.

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...

Painting

Cheever's Mill

Date: 1845 ca.

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

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: 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...

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.

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