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Description: Darlington, county seat of Lafayette County, was established in the late 1840s, but didn't thrive until the arrival of the railroad in 1856. This view show...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse.
Description: Darlington's first settlers arrived by 1826, attracted by the lead mines of the area. Arrival of the railroad in 1856 stimulated growth, and in 1857 the co...
Description: View down Main Street. Cars and shops line the street. The Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War memorial is in the far background at the top of the hill.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse, built in 1861.
Date: date unknown
Description: View across street of exterior of the Darlington High School. Young boys stand on the sidewalk in front.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Soldiers' Monument.
Description: Pecatonica River and bridge.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Darlington. Area bordered by Washington and North Streets, upper left hand corner, the fairgrounds, upper right corner, River Street, bot...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View down Main Street looking south. At the bottom of the street is a bridge, and beyond is a hill with houses and trees. There are pedestrians along the s...
Description: Ink on paper. Shows local streets and Pekatonika River. "John M. Keep, proprietor."Original plat of Darlington as surveyed by Richardson on June 14, 1850....
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Masonic temple. The facade features a balcony, columns, and a cross gable roof.
Description: View of the Lafayette County courthouse with the jail in the background.
Description: The Darlington Grade school (right) and the Darlington High School (left).
Description: Aerial photograph of Darlington. The Lafayette County courthouse is visible in the upper left.
Description: A view down onto Darlington and the bridge over the river.
Description: Bridge and hill in Darlington. The bridge has lamp posts.
Description: Elevated view of town looking down a hill. In the foreground is a river with trees along the bank. On the other side of the river is a factory with industr...
Description: Racetrack at the "Big White Fair".
Date: 1950 after
Description: Aerial view of main street. There is a bridge with a stream flowing under it in the foreground.
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