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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...

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...

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: 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: 1926 

Description: View down street towards business district. At the t-intersection is a large commercial building with a turret on the second floor. Next door on the right...

Date: 1960 

Description: Men fishing on the Fox River.

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1928 

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

Photograph

Montello House

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 2.

Photograph

Cramer Residence

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the Cramer residence, a summer home of Mrs. William Cramer.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1903 

Description: Three rural mail carriers pose with their horses and buggies in front of the Montello Post Office. Postmaster (Dr.) Edward A. Bass stands in the backgroun...

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1928 

Description: The exterior of Saint Mary's Church. The building features lancet arches and a steeple with a cross atop.

Date: 1927 

Description: Two women pose outside their lakefront cabin.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered at the Montello railroad station.

Postcard

Town Across Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of town behind a prairie field and a lake.

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...

Postcard

Mill Pond

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Looking across Mill Pond at Westfield.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of parade turning from Nebraska Street onto Main Street. Women with umbrellas line the sidewalk in the foreground of the image. The Montello...

Photograph

Buffalo Lake

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of lake, most likely Buffalo Lake, from Montello.

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