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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...

Date: 1870 

Description: Sauk City is the oldest incorporated village in Wisconsin (incorporated in 1854) and also has the oldest organized volunteer fire department in the state,...

Photograph

Turner's Academy

Date: 1909 

Description: Exterior view of Professor Turner's academy.

Date: 1928 

Description: Two girls standing and sitting in the foreground on a lawn. In the background on the left a group of people stand near a tent and a parked automobile. Behi...

Date: 1938 

Description: View down the center of Main Street, with many diagonally parked automobiles. Prominent on the right hand side of the street at a corner is the Classic Rev...

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.

Photograph

Old Harness Shop

Date:  

Description: View from across street of two buildings on Water Street during the 19th century. The building on the right was built in 1866 by Christian Schumm. It later...

Date: 1939 

Description: View of the Lueders cottage, home of the Hamburg-born botanist Frederick Lueders, just before it was torn down to make way for the home of August Derleth.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Member of a local farmers band practicing in a barnyard with a cow and pony. Another animal, unidentified, stands behind the tuba player.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Sauk County veterans posed outdoors.

Date: 1909 

Description: A view from shoreline below a bridge that crosses the Wisconsin River. There are two signs on the upper level of the bridge. One is for weight limit and th...

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: 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...

Photograph

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.

Photograph

"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: An exterior view of August Derleth's home, "Place of Hawks", seen from the garden and partially obscured by trees. The house was built in 1940.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Members of the German-American Freie Gemeinde ("Free Thinkers") organization, posed in front of their building at Sauk City.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1952 

Description: Wisconsin author August Derleth standing in front of his Sauk City home, "the Place of the Hawks."

Date: 1914 

Description: View down unpaved street towards the central business district. There is a drug store on the left decorated with flags, and the Farmers & Citizens Bank and...

Photograph

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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