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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...
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...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Ernst Schmidt poses in the doorway of the playhouse on the grounds at Black Point Estate. He is wearing an exotic native American style costume adorned wit...
Description: A Locomobile brand car is parked on the drive at Black Point near the "laundry," the rear section of the house that served as temporary living quarters for...
Description: Two-story wood frame house sitting on a small rise on the shore of Geneva Lake. There are hoods over the windows and a single-story front porch with simple...
Description: View of the building without the cross off the top of the apex. There are several pedestrians and a horse-drawn carriage in the foreground.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Extensive stonework lines the garden path at the Ceylon Building, which is originally from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The centerfold of a promotional brochure features a photograph of the Hotel Glenwood and a description of the springs on the grounds. The hotel, with large...
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses visible to the left. Two males walk bicycles down the sidewalk at right.
Date: 2001 ca.
Description: Road at the Old Place on the Quinney farm.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: The students of Dunham School pose outdoors with the school building in the background. Identified are (front, left to right) LaVerne Campbell, Mildred Pet...
Description: The farmhouse on Black Point Estate, a two-story wood frame structure painted a dark color with lighter trim. A portion of the barn is on the right.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: This map shows Black Point estate including buildings and signs, as well as a school and store near the village of Linton, country clubs, roads, Yerkes Obs...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The home of N.W. Harris.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: The octagon house. Text on the picture reads: Whitewater's octagon house is a frame one which dates back to 1855. The porch was added only a generation ago...
Description: Students and teacher in the classroom at Dunham School. The room is filled with desks, chairs, books, a blackboard and a globe. Three large window can be s...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: A group of six children play on a frozen pond on the right. The Dunham School and trees appear inside a fence on the left, and the ground is covered with s...
Description: A view of the back and side of the plant, which sits next to a body of water. Three young men in bathing suits sit on a wall over the bridge to the right.
Description: Exterior of Walworth Hotel. Stairs lead to a porch where a man sits and signs that read "Billiard Hall" and "New Walworth Buffet" are visible near the sid...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses partially visible on the left.
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