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Date: 1923 ca.

Description: View of Fountain Lake (officially known as Ennis Lake), John Muir's boyhood home near Montello. The area is now a 125-acre State Natural Area. Fountain Lak...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: View of Fountain Lake (officially known as Ennis Lake), John Muir's boyhood home near Montello. The area is now a 125-acre State Natural Area. Fountain Lak...

Date: 1908-07 

Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store.

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fox River Dam, with shoreline in either side, and a barge in the distance.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Crowd gathering near the Montello railroad station waiting for a parade.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of children seated on horse-drawn parade float covered in American flags. They are preceeded by a cart with musicians, and are followed by two women...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered at the Montello railroad station.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Family on the front porch of the Burlingame house, possibly belonging either to the parents of Ada Bass or her brother Everett.

Photograph

Burlingames' House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The home of the Burlingames, possibly belonging either to the parents of Ada Bass or her brother Everett. There is someone outside near the side door.

Photograph

"John Muir Lake"

Date: 1960 

Description: View of Ennis Lake, also known as Fountain Lake, located in the John Muir Memorial Park near Montello. As a boy, John Muir lived with his family on the sho...

Date: 1928 

Description: Exterior view of church building with a bell tower, arched windows, french doors, a fanlight, and a sign that read "M.E. Church."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Parade with costumed men on horses, a band being pulled in a wagon and American flags.

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1928 

Description: The exterior of the white public school building. Trees and bushes partially obstruct the view.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of men posing in front of the newly built W.H. Murphy building on the corner of Main Street and West Montello Street. Photograph was...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Girls from a Sunday school class. Everetta, the photographer's daughter, stands on right with hand warmer (muff).

Photograph

Montello Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Home belonging to either Mrs. Kelly or Mrs. Stevenson.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two men stand on a ledge in the granite quarry in Montello. Three other men stand below. The side of the quarry rises up above the group in the background....

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of children and adults on a lawn along the shore. Gentleman on the right is mowing the lawn. A young boy is playing with a dog in front of two girls...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Family group resting on Court House hill, near Perkin's cottage.

Photograph

John Muir Marker

Date: 1958 

Description: Historical marker at the site of John Muir's boyhood home, located in the John Muir Memorial Park near Montello. A woman stands next tot he marker, and the...

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