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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: G.W. Roskie, left, of South Dakota, and Dr. Lange of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania pose with their rifles on the porch of the Montello House Hotel. Between them...

Date: 1908-07 

Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Crowd gathering near the Montello railroad station waiting for a parade.

Date: 2007-05-18 

Description: "This Friday we travel 64 miles (one way) to Good Old Days Resort on Puckaway Lake, W913 West Northshore Drive, Montello."

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1928 

Description: The exterior of the white public school building. Trees and bushes partially obstruct the view.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view, looking east, of the grounds and buildings of the Montello Granite Company. On the left, a train car with "Detroit Southern" painted on it stands o...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of children seated on horse-drawn parade float covered in American flags. They are preceeded by a cart with musicians, and are followed by two women...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Pheasant Inn on Lake Mason. View from water shows buildings along the shore. Two people are in a rowboat in the foreground. Ma...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the south. The Fox River is in the foreground with the dam just visible in the lower right. The lock is seen in the center; the Montello...

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1928 

Description: The exterior of Saint Mary's Church. The building features lancet arches and a steeple with a cross atop.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: View of Fountain Lake (officially known as Ennis Lake), John Muir's boyhood home near Montello. The area is now a 125-acre State Natural Area. Fountain Lak...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Parade with costumed men on horses, a band being pulled in a wagon and American flags.

Postcard

Town Across Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of town behind a prairie field and a lake.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A small church with open bell tower stands along Barstow Street (now East Montello Street/Highway 23) with houses in the background. Trees along the right...

Photograph

Paving Blocks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Montello granite quarry grounds shows piles of granite paving blocks. In the background, a team of horses pulls a wagon under an elevated narro...

Photograph

Family on Porch

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Dodge family standing on the front porch of their house on East Montello Street. Frank Dodge lost his right leg in an accident while working in the gra...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Montello High School, now used as a grade school.

Photograph

"John Muir Lake"

Date: 1960 

Description: View of Ennis Lake, also known as Fountain Lake, located in the John Muir Memorial Park near Montello. As a boy, John Muir lived with his family on the sho...

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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