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John Muir's Home

Date:  

Description: Illustration of John Muir's first Wisconsin home at Fountain Lake.

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Lucy A. Kaufmann

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lucy Kaufmann poses in an open, wooded area holding a hoe. She is wearing a tattered hat; her skirt and blouse are torn. There are two sheds and woodpiles...

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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Lucy Underwood

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lucy Underwood, the younger daughter of E.W. and Elenor Keyser Underwood, poses with her bicycle along a narrow sandy lane near the shore of Montello Lake....

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: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair with her hair down, looking at a note, or possibly a photograph. An unidentified woman observes from the next room; decorative cor...

Postcard

Catholic Church

Date: 1904 before

Description: View from below of a small wooden church building standing at the edge of the Montello quarry. In the foreground cables stretch over the quarry hole. The p...

Photograph

Dr. Lange

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A well-dressed man is standing on the bank of the Montello River just below the dam, which was owned and operated by the Montello Granite Company. On the o...

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Two Women on Dock

Date: 1925 

Description: View from shoreline of two women standing on a dock on Crystal Lake. Just beyond the dock, a man and woman fish from a boat.

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Fox River Dam

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Trees are reflected in the waters of Buffalo Lake above the dam on the Fox River. There is a man standing on the far side of the dam near a rowboat.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass pushing his son Cary in a baby carriage along a wooden sidewalk on Nebraska Street (now West Montello Street).

Postcard

Lake Puckaway

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Sisters Lucy, left, and Jessie Underwood watch small waves on the shore of Lake Puckaway. Both are wearing large brimmed hats. There is a boat in the far b...

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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...

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Public School

Date: 1928 

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

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: 1905 ca.

Description: View looking down hill towards an unidentified woman who is sitting holding the oars in a skiff near the shoreline of the millpond on the Montello River, n...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of children and adults on a lawn along the shore. Gentleman on the right is mowing the lawn. A young boy is playing with a dog in front of two girls...

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Tenny and Underwood

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Two gentlemen, identified as E. Tenny, of Denver Colorado, left, and E.W. Underwood of Montello, Wisconsin, are posing sitting in the parlor of Underwood's...

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...

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Group Portrait

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of unidentified men, women and children photographed on a bentwood bench outdoors. One girl holds a doll, and a woman holds an infant.

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