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Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date: 1911 

Description: Three-story brick school building under construction. Cost of building was $14,000.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: A view of Royce Hall at the Wisconsin State College at Platteville.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Plat for a proposed Sinsinawa City (never built), in Grant County, Wis. When it became clear in the mid-1830s that Wisconsin Territory would be established...

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Description: Copy of an artist's rendering of an exterior view of the Platteville Public Library. The library was funded with a $12,500 donation from Andrew Carnegie. B...

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North Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down commercial Main Street, looking north. A blurry pedestrian is crossing the street along what appear to be railroad tracks. There is a painted adv...

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Rountree House

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: The John H. Rountree House, built in 1854. According to "The History of Wisconsin" (Vol. I, 1973), "The rise of the settlement at Platte Mounds was indisso...

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Description: View from road of a teacher and students posing on front landing of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse with bell tower.

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Description: Letterhead of the Industrial Arts Division, Wisconsin State College-Platteville, with a view of the front of the division building and a cloud-filled sky,...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of Governor Nelson Dewey's estate. The left image is of an old stone barn with a shed in the rear. The center image is another barn. The rig...

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Description: Small clapboard one-room schoolhouse with chimney.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An old-time fiddle-maker sitting in his shop holding a fiddle. Other fiddles are displayed on a table.

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Dennison House

Date: 1921 

Description: View across railroad crossing of the Dennison House hotel. A man is sitting on the porch. The building features a widow's walk. There is a bluff in the far...

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High School

Date: 1912 

Description: Exterior of high school. The sign on the building reads, school - 1911. Construction debris litters the front of the building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A color postcard of the interior of the book and stationery store at Stonefield.

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Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down commercial Main Street looking south. A buggy travels down the dirt road.

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Saint Clara Academy

Date: 1846 after

Description: A view of the college and surrounding green space at Saint Clara Academy. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has g...

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Post Office

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the Post Office.

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State Normal School

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the State Normal School, founded in 1866.

Date: 1909 

Description: "The First Civil War Monument" outside the Grant County Courthouse. The monument is dedicated "to the memory of the brave soldiers of Grant County who fell...

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