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Description: View along the east bank of the Galena River (also known as the Fevre River). From a full plate daguerreotype by Alexander Hesler, Chicago photographer.
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...
Date: 1852 ca.
Description: This map of Stevens Point shows lot numbers, land reservations for steam saw mill, and Shaurette Mills. The top right features an inset map: Sec. 31 & 32,...
Date: 1851 after
Description: A view of the chapel. Made of brick, the arched windows and flying buttresses lend the building a Gothic Revival look. All windows that are visible are sta...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Main Street in Cedarburg. Includes text which reads: "Cedarburg, Wis., in the year 1850, showing Main Street as it appeared at that time. The photograph w...
Description: Early view of the house built by Madison's first mayor, Jairus C. Fairchild, at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877)at West Wilson St...
Description: View on North Water Street, showing the building in which the Bank of Sparta was founded.
Description: This 1855 map of Wisconsin depicts counties, creeks, rivers, lakes, railroads completed, railroads in progress, common roads and the Menomonee Reservation.
Description: Map of the Lake Superior region showing the railroad and steamboat connections.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona, 1855."
Description: Map of Dane County.
Description: A pencil sketch of the Jacob Miller home.
Description: This ink and watercolor map is on tracing cloth and includes a handwritten statement from the office of the Chicago St. Paul and Fond du Lac Railroad Compa...
Description: Poster advertising homesteads and village lots for sale.
Description: This map is ink, pen, and watercolor on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, lots by number, U.S. subdivisions in red lines, Mineral Point Rail...
Description: Plat map of the Germantown Township.
Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Green Bay Intelligencer Newspaper Office. This was the first newspaper published in Wisconsin. The building was on Main Street. This drawing appeared in...
Description: College at Racine.
Date: 1854 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...
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