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Circus Hotel

Date: 1926 

Description: This old hotel was known variously as the Park, Brick, or Circus hotel and dates from the 1870s. The large brick structure has a front gable with fancy shi...

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East Troy House

Date: 1925-07 

Description: This substantial wooden hotel in the classical revival style has a large wing in the rear and another on the right. A wrap-around porch unifies the buildin...

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Black Point Estate

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A winter view of the main house at Black Point Estate from the northwest shows the distinctive tower and multiple porches. One of the large chimneys is vis...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard around a table with a child on a rocking horse. The frame house behind them has a railing on its porch roof and latticework....

Date: 1930 

Description: Floyd Quinney seated on a covered water-chute while cows graze in the background.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Delavan's Circus Colony Historic Marker

Date: 1963-08-09 

Description: Gordon Yadon, a member of the Mabie Brothers circus tent, and Mary Lou Lawrence, aerialist and trapeze artist, reading the historical marker documenting De...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down middle of a tree-lined residential street. Power lines run along the curb on both sides of the street. There are wide terraces, sidewalks, and la...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of a residential street lined with trees, probably taken in early Spring. The home of A.H. Allyn can be seen at left. A covered fountain can be seen i...

Photograph

Black Point Estate

Date: 1972 

Description: A winter view of the main house at Black Point, seen from the rear (south), shows the distinctive tower, chimneys and porches. A small one story addition,...

Date: 1969-11 ca.

Description: The Quinney farm basement with clothes and shoes against the wall.

Photograph

Corner of Laundry

Date: 1946 before

Description: A large sink and hand water pump stand in a corner near a door of the laundry room at Black Point. The laundry was located in the "kitchen building" (demol...

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt, owner of Black Point Estate, poses seated in a green wicker chair on the porch of the main house. Standing behind her is her son, Edward Schm...

Date: 1916 

Description: An outdoor group portrait of the students of South Heart Prairie School. Identified on the back of the portrait are Eda Papcke, Ella Koestler, Ruth Gutzmer...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: The Petersen brothers, from far left William Otto, Conrad Schmidt, and Edward William, with an unidentified boy (probably a cousin) pose in front of a smal...

Photograph

The "Lorely"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elsa Seipp Madlener, center, poses with her husband Albert, right, and another man, possibly Ed Daily, the engineer of the steam launch "Lorely." A handwri...

Photograph

Granary at the Farm

Date: 1969-11 

Description: Granary at the Quinney farm.

Photograph

Alma and Ilze

Date: 1982 

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, enjoys a meal with her niece (by marriage), Ilze Reese, in the dining room of the main house at Black Point Estate. This photo...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Assembly Grounds Auditorium with horse-drawn carriages and groups of people standing outside of it.

Photograph

Ice Skates

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Ice skates hanging from the attic rafters in the Quinney farmhouse.

Date: 1969 

Description: A view from near the main house at Black Point Estate shows the brick drive and walk in the foreground. Geneva Lake is seen in the background, framed by a...

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