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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: 1928 

Description: Exterior view of church building with a bell tower, arched windows, french doors, a fanlight, and a sign that read "M.E. Church."

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod.

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...

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...

Photograph

Montello House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of front of the Montello House hotel.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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: 1895-05-19 

Description: A view from the bluff of group of men on the dredge bank of Buffalo Lake.

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: 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: 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...

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:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the flouring and carding mills of J.A. Briggs.

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Bridge at the end of Main Street (West Montello Street). Sign on Bridge States "$5.00 Fine For Driving Or Riding Over This Bridge Faster Than A Walk."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of men posing in front of the newly built W.H. Murphy building on the corner of Main Street and West Montello Street. Photograph was...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Shrine of Saint Philomena. It is a large stone structure with a marquee over the statue in the center. Written on the edge of...

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