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Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map

Date: 1892-03 

Description: Detail map including West Washington Avenue, West Main Street, West Wilson Street, and North and South Bedford Streets. Includes the Chicago, Milwaukee & S...

Date: 1889 

Description: This map shows a plat of city, city limits, numbered blocks, numbered lots, wards, local streets, roads, railroads, street railways, fire limits, hydrants,...

Date: 1896 

Description: A portion of John B. Heim's map of the Water Works System of Madison showing the size of the third Wisconsin Capitol (228' x 226') in comparison with the C...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, wards, buildings, the state capitol, local streets, railroads, and parts of Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, and Lake Wingra....

Map or Atlas

Dane County Map

Date: 1861 

Description: Drawn the first year of the Civil War, this colored 1861 map of Dane County shows its towns, cities and lakes. It includes insets of the wards of Madison a...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map is ink and pencil on tracing paper. The map shows plats of a western section of Madison. The lakes are labeled "Fourth Lake", "Third Lake" and "La...

Date: 1890 

Description: Portion of a plat map of Madison featuring Lake Mendota.

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows lots and blocks, additions and subdivisions, and large-scale landownership. The map is oriented with north to the upper right. The map is fr...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of Forest Hill Cemetery is ink and watercolor on cloth. The upper right hand margin contains an index by name and lot. The bottom left corner read...

Date: 1855 

Description: Map of Madison and surrounding communities, referred to as the four lakes country. Text bordering the map includes an excerpt of a letter written by Horace...

Date: 1885 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Catfish Creek and Westport Road by Lake Mendota.

Date: 1839 

Description: This map shows the hydrology of Madison and its vicinity at the height of interest in a proposed Milwaukee and Rock River Canal. It was made by Thomas Jeff...

Date: 1890 

Description: Portion of a plat map of the "West Part of the City of Madison".

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on tracing paper and shows plat of city, local streets, block numbers, topography, several buildings, and includes an explan...

Date: 1836 

Description: Map of all Dane County and eastern towns.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This bird's-eye-view map of Madison is looking north across Lake Monona. The map features two women and two men on a lookout. In the background couples are...

Date: 1890 

Description: Left half of a plat map of the "East Part of the city of Madison".

Map or Atlas

Dane County Courthouse

Date: 1889 

Description: Dane County Courthouse, begun in the fall of 1883 and finished in the spring of 1886. The cost, including equipment, was a little over $180,000.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, projected lines, and suction pipes. Differs from earlier versions by inclusion...

Map or Atlas

Fuller Opera House

Date: 1889 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Fuller Opera House, which is a detail from a bird's-eye view map of Madison.

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