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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: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Montello, county seat of Marquette County. The granite quarry, woolen mill, and planing mill are clearly identified. A steamboat on Buf...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of workers from the Montello Granite Company heading down the street to lunch after the noon whistle.

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...

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Description: Storefronts and pedestrians on Main Street, with Buffalo Lake in the background.

Date: 1876 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, and selected rural buildings. Sections are shown in green, blue, and red. T...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young girl in foreground, wading in Fox River. Woman standing in a rowboat, pulled to shore, holding a fishing pole and fish.

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 2.

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 627 Main Street, Theo Bertin built this small house-and-canopy station hoping to transform travelers driving north along old Highway 51 into cus...

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Hotel Iris

Date: 1926 

Description: View across road of the Hotel Iris, with a large group of men and boys posed in the yard, on the screened-in porch, and near a delivery van parked on the l...

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...

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New Deal Road Work

Date: 1934-02-27 

Description: CWA road crew leveling a grade on a county road near Westfield. The CWA undertook many road and utility projects during the Great Depression in order to p...

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Myrland's Sky Lodge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Myrland's Sky Lodge, a vacation resort near Montello that boasted a private landing strip for pilots with small planes. The Piper Vagabond in the foregroun...

Date: 1927 

Description: Two women pose outside their lakefront cabin.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of men standing in front of construction site, near a newly completed building on Main Street, near the intersection of West Montell...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered at the Montello railroad station.

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Two Women on Dock

Date: 1925 

Description: View from shoreline of two women standing on a dock on Crystal Lake. Just beyond the dock, a man and woman fish from a boat.

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Lowe House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across road of 226 East Montello Street, Lowe house.

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Main Street

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Description: View down Main Street.

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