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Description: Men stand on either side of the river, fishing near the rough and ready dam. In the background, the Octagon House, built in 1854, can be seen.
Description: Aztalan Museum, exterior of building. The original building was used as a church and constructed was concluded in 1852.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Lake Mills.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the state bank and city hall.
Description: Children stand along the shoreline watching young boys standing in boats fishing with dip nets in the Crawfish River. In the background is a bridge spannin...
Description: View from dirt road of teacher and students posed outside a clapboard schoolhouse with a front door gable roof and a bell tower. On the left side of the sc...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: View of the spiral staircase inside the Octagon House.
Description: View from road of barbershop storefront in Watertown. The sign on top of the barbershop pole says: "L. Spangenberg." A man wearing a hat sits on a bench in...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of the Lewis Fountain located on West Main Street.
Description: The group poses outside The Elias Inn at 200 North Second Street in Watertown.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Three-quarter view of the Methodist Episcopal church.
Description: View of the Globe Milling Company, built in 1848, and the Lewis Factory on the Rock River. In the distance is a dam, bridge, and barbershop.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Richards Octagon house.
Description: The Public Library in Lake Mills.
Date: date unknown
Description: View of Rock River from Main Street Bridge. Hartig Brewery, opened in 1884, is visible to the right.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A view of the facade and side of a large house. A group sits on the porch, with a woman and child sitting on the porch rail. Trees line Clyman Street and...
Description: Gazebo in Library Park behind the Watertown Public Library. The gazebo has a clay tile roof, and there are also benches, trellises, and a fountain. A churc...
Description: A view of the facade and side of a high school building. A postman walks along the sidewalk, looking at the camera, while a man sits in his carriage, also...
Description: Several storefronts stand along a street in a commercial district. with Automobiles park along either side of the street and a clock is visible on a buildi...
Description: View of Methodist Episcopal church from the street.
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