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Photographs from the Apostle Islands

Learn about the history of the Apostle Islands in the northnmost part of Wisconsin, a popular summer refuge for tourists and residents.

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Mission Landing

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Steamboat "Skater" and two sailboats at end of the mission dock on Madeline Island.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Old Mission Congregational Church. The church was built in 1832 for a mission founded by Frederick Ayer in 1830. It is said to be the oldest Protestant...

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Capt. Angus Cottage

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Log house with cedar shake roof.

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Old Mission

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Old Mission, including the Old Mission Inn on Madeline Island.

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Fish Nets

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Children standing in front of fish nets drying on net racks.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows wards and includes the Chequamegon Bay and Washburn. An inset map shows the Ashland region, its railroads, and a few of its iron mines.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Two young women standing on a boardwalk on Madeline Island.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View through trees of Copper Falls, on the Bad River.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A log cabin and another building situated in the woods next to Bear Lake.

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Steamboat "Fashion"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamboat "Fashion" on the water.

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Rose Garden Gazebo

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Log-constructed gazebo and person on bridge in rose garden.

Date: 1981 

Description: Plat map of Madeline Island surrounded by Basswood, Michigan and Gull Islands.

Date: 1916 

Description: Picnic on the shores of Basswood Island, Apostle Islands. Those picnicking include Harriet Webb, C.A. Hull, H.W. Rodgers, Mrs. J. Austin, Elizabeth Baker,...

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Bad River Bridge

Date:  

Description: Two people on a rustic bridge over Bad River at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two women and a man sitting on the shore of Lake Superior, resting against a tree stump and boulders. One woman is reading, with a picnic basket at her sid...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Picnic on Michigan Island beach at Apostle Island, Lake Superior. From left to right are Mrs. Chute, Mrs. Webb, Fritzie Chute (F.H. Chute, Minnepolis), A.G...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of men fishing out of wooden rowboats on the Flambeau River below the flowage dam. One man is standing in the river. A shack is visible...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from lake of the summer homes on Nebraska Row along the shoreline of Lake Superior.

Date: 1910-09-29 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Butternut Lake Hotel. The road, fence, trees and screened gazebo can be seen in the center. A man is standing among the trees...

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