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Photograph

Montello House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of front of the Montello House hotel.

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...

Photograph

E.W. Underwood Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two-story brick home with square tower, home of E.W. Underwood.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A small church with open bell tower stands along Barstow Street (now East Montello Street/Highway 23) with houses in the background. Trees along the right...

Photograph

Fox River in Winter

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fox River during the winter. A hill with trees on the far shoreline can be seen in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1926 

Description: View from shoreline of boat landing. A boy rows a boat nearby, and another boy fishes from a boat resting on the shoreline.

Date: 1903 

Description: Dr. Bass, second from right, with his uncle, Rev. Edward Cary Bass, and Dr. Bass's children Edward Cary and Everetta. They are standing outdoors with a law...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View across water towards a man holding a long pole posing on the stern of a launch near the Montello River bridge. The launch has a canopy with a scallope...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: G.W. Roskie, left, of South Dakota, and Dr. Lange of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania pose with their rifles on the porch of the Montello House Hotel. Between them...

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: Dr. Edward A. Bass posing near boathouses and pond (Montello Lake).

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Large group of people at a picnic at Kratz Grove on the south shore of Buffalo Lake.

Photograph

Group at the Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Two women and three girls posing in front of the Hotel on the Hill. Blanche Richter is seated at left and holds a cat on her lap. The woman standing next t...

Date: 1928 

Description: A young man fishes on the rocky shore by the Old Mill. The Mill is three-stories high and features a cupola with a wind vane on top.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from shoreline with fallen tree towards trees reflected in the Montello River, upstream from the dam in Montello, which created the mill pond, now Mon...

Postcard

Methodist Church

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: A woman and girl stand on the sidewalk leading along the side of the Methodist church from the parsonage to the street. There is a man near the wood frame...

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: 1900 ca.

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

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