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"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: The entrance to "Place of Hawks", the home of author August Derleth, built in 1940. The stone house is roofed with a kind of thatch.

Date: 1939-10-01 

Description: A group poses at the laying of the cornerstone for August Derleth's new house, the Place of Hawks. Attendees include, back row, left to right, E.B. Trimpey...

Date: 1910 

Description: Construction gang at work on the Wisconsin River Bridge.

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Wagon Toll Bridge

Date: 1909 

Description: Wagon toll bridge. There is a building on the left, and a man is sitting on a bench on the right side of the road leading onto the bridge.

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Parochial School

Date: 1924 

Description: View across street of the two-story Parochial School on the corner. There is a double door entrance on the left side of the building, and an arched entranc...

Date: 1956-03-12 

Description: Sauk City School superintendent William Leahy goes over some basketball tournament details with Coach Bob Schrader while players Larry Breunig and Wayne Sc...

Date: 1924 

Description: View down center of Main Street. On the left is a soda shop/confectioner, with two women and a baby carriage on the sidewalk in front. Further down is a ch...

Date: 1962-07-01 ca.

Description: Conrad Breunig sits smoking on his back porch and smokes a pipe. A retired farmer, Mr. Breunig now builds models and small wagons in his shop.

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Black Hawk Bluff

Date: 1896 

Description: View of Black Hawk Bluff, site of the Battle of Wisconsin Heights in the Black Hawk War.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Author August Derleth surrounded by books at his desk.

Date: 1956-03-12 

Description: Sauk City Mayor Gilbert (Gilly) Meyer discusses the state tournament with Cliff Lyons, the high school's official basketball scorekeeper for the last 12 ye...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Picnicking group of men and women along the shore of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1962-02 

Description: Albert Derleth, chief of the Sauk City Fire Department, and the department's fleet of equipment.

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Remington House

Date: 1906 

Description: Exterior view of the Remington House, located on 2nd Street.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Winter scene of snow-covered Jackson Street, Sauk City, Wisconsin.

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Water Street

Date: 1937 

Description: Water Street, looking north. On the right is the Up-To-Date Auto Company.

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Pete's Cafe

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Pete Sprecher's Cafe and Bar on Water Street. A sign identifies the entrance to Pearl's Garden Dining Room. There are two benches and a penny weight machi...

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Power Plant and Dam

Date: 1922 

Description: Elevated view of the power plant and dam on the Wisconsin River. Two workers are walking near the center. On the opposite shoreline are fields and tree cov...

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Corn Crib

Date: 1962-07-01 ca.

Description: A corn crib that doubles as a wagon shelter on Mr. Breunig's farm.

Date: 1910 

Description: Three women and a man posed on and around the porch of the Monroe House. Potted plants, a flower box, and vines grace the porch.

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