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Photograph

Bird's-Eye View

Date: 1929 

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...

Map or Atlas

Map of Darlington

Date: 1855 

Description: This map is ink, pen, and watercolor on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, lots by number, U.S. subdivisions in red lines, Mineral Point Rail...

Photograph

Pecatonica River

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Pecatonica River with trees lining its banks.

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Description: Exterior view of the Darlington Public Library. Above the main entrance it reads: "Carnegie Free Library." Two trees frame the entrance of the brick and st...

Date: 1929 

Description: View down tree-lined hill over the Pecatonica River. The bridge connects River Street to Main Street. Storefronts line the street, and the Lafayette County...

Photograph

Flood in Darlington

Date: 1948-02-28 ca.

Description: View up hill of cars driving in the flooded street of the downtown area. The downtown had also flooded in 1923 and 1937. The Pecatonica River rose rapidly...

Date: 1929 

Description: View from across road of the exterior of the Lafayette County Courthouse. The building features a Classic Revival style with a domed clock tower, columns,...

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Description: View of large building which is depositing feed into a truck docked on its left. On the left there is a Quonset hut-style corrugated metal warehouse, and o...

Photograph

High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across street of exterior of the Darlington High School. Young boys stand on the sidewalk in front.

Photograph

Soldiers' Monument

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down the unpaved Ohio Street, with houses on both sides.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Church of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, a Catholic church built in 1866-1868.

Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1929 

Description: View from across street of the exterior of the First National Bank at 245 Main Street. Automobiles are parked at an angle along the curb in front. On the l...

Date: 1929 

Description: View down the railroad tracks across the bridge. On the far side are barns and industrial buildings among trees.

Date: 1871 

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...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Lafayette County Courthouse during construction. The men are placing the last stone into position.

Photograph

Locomotive at Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks of a train at the Darlington depot. A group of men are on the platform.

Map or Atlas

Map of Darlington

Date: 1850 

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....

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