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Drawing

Octagon House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Drawing of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage in the foreground.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards' Octagon House with a horse and carriage and various people posed in front of it.

Date: 1929 

Description: A Ford automobile parked at the "The Frog," a filling station between Cambridge and Lake Ripley that also offered motorists ice cream, soda pop, and candy....

Date:  date unknown

Description: A hexagon-shaped chapel along the dirt road.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of The Van Alstine Exchange, an early hotel in Watertown.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage posed in the foreground and several people around it and on its porches.

Photograph

Public Library

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the facade of the Watertown Public Library. The Neoclassical style informs elements of the building, including the porch, pediment, and the colu...

Date: 1950-08-22 

Description: View of Main Street showing stores, people and vehicles.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from train platform looking back toward Johnson Creek businesses and houses.

Postcard

Jefferson Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across Jefferson Street toward several storefronts and horse-drawn vehicles. Near the Gustave [__]ner Harness Shop is a man seated on a wheelbarrow ne...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: An advertising card includes a photograph of a man in an open carriage holding the reins of a team of Holstein-Friesian cattle. Two well-dressed men are si...

Historical Object

Album Page with Valentine

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An album page featuring a die cut, chromolithograph Valentine's Day card in the shape of an arrow. The greeting "To My Sweetheart" is printed on the card,...

Date: 1870 

Description: Although the first European settlement in Jefferson was in 1836, the Village of Jefferson was first incorporated as a city in 1878. Made eight years earlie...

Date: 1901-07-28 

Description: View of Pawnee Bill's Circus Parade.

Date: 1870 

Description: BirdÂ’s-eye view map. "Looking north east." Indexed for points of interest. Shows homes, businesses, and the Bark and Rock River. Streets running west to ea...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Rock River from Main Street Bridge. Hartig Brewery, opened in 1884, is visible to the right.

Photograph

Carton House Hotel

Date:  

Description: Exterior of Carton House Hotel at corner of First and Market Streets. A man stands on the sidewalk in front of the hotel.

Photograph

Courthouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: An automobile parks along a road running past a courthouse. The building features stairs leading up to the front entrance, a clock tower topped by a cupol...

Postcard

R.H. Mill

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across snowy, unpaved street towards the storefront of R.H. Mill.

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some land ownership, wards, waterways, streets, railroads, brick yards, and cemeteries. It includes an ind...

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