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Date: 1857 

Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...

Date: 1851 

Description: This map shows plats with lots and block numbers of Madison. The far left corner features "University Ground" and some streets are labeled. Lake Monona is...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Drawn around 1855, this map shows the placement of railroad tracks in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois connecting Milwaukee, Prairie du Chien, Gale...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

Photograph

Wade House

Date: 1858 

Description: Ambrotype of the Wade House, a carriage inn located in Greenbush, also showing a section of the original plank road in the foreground.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of Carroll College.

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Possibly the Atwood/Buck-Neckerman House at 210-214 (208-212?) Monona Avenue, early view. Built by David Atwood and his partner Royal Buck as a double hous...

Date: 1852 

Description: Map shows Wisconsin counties by color and includes rivers, lakes and some cities. This information is also given for eastern Minnesota and northern Illinoi...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map is a proposed plan for a town that was never built located in present day Bayfield county, showing street names and with numbered blocks and lots....

Date: 1857 

Description: A color-coded map of the Lake Superior region, including portions of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan.

Map or Atlas

Map of Darlington

Date: 1850 

Description: Ink on paper. Shows local streets and Pekatonika River. "John M. Keep, proprietor."Original plat of Darlington as surveyed by Richardson on June 14, 1850....

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Oval-framed view from street of the corner bank building at 111 S. Hamilton Street, with houses on the left and right. The main business is Millers Bank In...

Date: 1856 

Description: View along bridge of paddle boats and ships in the harbor, pedestrians, and the town in the background on the other side of the river.

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows streets, docks, warehouses, and piers near the harbor. Relief is shown by hachures and depths are shown by soundings and isolines. Lake Mich...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map show the surveyed southern part of state and includes "profile of the Milwaukee and Mississippi Rail Road." Counties are shown in pink, green, blu...

Date: 1855 

Description: Map of Madison and surrounding communities, referred to as the four lakes country. Text bordering the map includes an excerpt of a letter written by Horace...

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the chapel at Ripon College. The roof has a central bell tower and a smaller, secondary tower to the right.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: The Grignon block house, "where the first Mass was said."

Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1850 

Description: This detailed map outlines mid and southern WI county boundaries in bright color, and city/town lines are provided. Other marks include lead mines, copper...

Photograph

Holt's Mill

Date: 1856 after

Description: A view of the sawmill and various outbuildings located on the Oconto River. Steam is emitted from a large pipe over over the main building and from two sm...

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