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Photograph

Fort Dells

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: An architect's model of Fort Dells. This is not an accurate historical reconstruction, but was built as a tourist attraction. There was never an actual for...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A young man stands outside of the Grand Army of the Republic hall.

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Description: Group of people posed on the observation platform of a train at the Kilbourn station. Water tower on left.

Postcard

Hile House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from road of the Hile House, Kilbourn (now Wisconsin Dells). There is a belvedere in the center of the roof.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two cottages at Riverdale Resort. There is a group of guests in the screened-in porch in the cottage on the left. Behind the tree in the center is a water...

Date: 1933 

Description: Three woman bathers in the in-ground swimming pool. Each corner has an electric lamppost. There is a water tower on a hilltop in the distance.

Photograph

Hile House

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: View from across road of the Hile House. This is where the actress and Confederate spy Belle Boyd died on June 11, 1900, in the front room, over the office...

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Description: A man in a plaid shirt and heavy apron holding the hoof of a horse in one hand, and a long file in the other. They are surrounded by metal wares and metal...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn and driveway of cottages at the Schofield Hotel. "Idleawyle" is on the left, and "Hummingbird" is on the right. Flowers are planted next t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Log cabin with a stone chimney and screened-in porch among tall grass at Riverdale Resort.

Date: 1927 

Description: View across lawn of the main building, with a woman is standing at the entrance to the dining room of the Birchcliff Hotel.

Date: 1926 

Description: Side view from sidewalk of "The Maples," a large brick house with arched windows and a columned porch.

Date: 1926 

Description: Guest cottage with two doors in front, and a man sitting on the stoop. There are automobiles parked on the left.

Date: 1879 

Description: Old Abe, the Wisconsin War eagle, is perched outdoors with his wings stretched a little, on a stars and stripes shield near a cannon with a flag in the bac...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Old Dell House.

Date: 1927 

Description: View of the entrance drive of the Ravenswood Hotel. A group of four women are standing next to the stone wall and sign at the driveway off the road. All th...

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Description: Swimming pool at Uphoff's Motel, with windows to street and lobby.

Photograph

Kilbourn Institute

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Description: Exterior view of the Kilbourn Institute surrounded by trees.

Date: 1930 

Description: Dells Farm Resort with an elevated view of a multi-room cottage with an outhouse located under the balcony on the right. Two women sit around a table in th...

Date: 1927 

Description: The entrance archway to Riverview Free Campground, with signs advertising amenities and boat trips. The information and ticket desk are on the right of the...

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