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View these 19th-century panoramic, detailed maps of Wisconsin communities.

Photograph

Brownstone Falls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Brownstone Falls on the Bad River.

Date: 1922 

Description: Detail of the entrance of the American Fur Company warehouse, also called Old Treaty Hall. In 1832 the fur company moved its Bayfield post to the Island (M...

Date: 1981 

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

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Ashland

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A Sanborn map of Ashland.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: View across water of the motor yacht "The Nellwood" at dock at Madeline Island on Lake Superior. A group of passengers sit in the bow area.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view of students in a school marching band in a parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms and are playing inst...

Photograph

Copper Falls

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Waterfall where the Bad River tumbles over the Keweenawan Trap Ledge.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin Central Railroad passenger depot at Stuntz Avenue. A group of people stand on the platform and near the locomotive between t...

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View of Second Street, looking east.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.

Photograph

Third Street East

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: View looking down Third Street East. There are large trees lining both sides of the street. One automobile is parked along the curb on the left, and a few...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: This map shows the locations of school houses, farms, roads, railroads, and Bad River Indian Reservation. Relief is shown by hachures. Yellow and red manus...

Date: 1985 ca.

Description: This map shows mining, White River, Silver Creek, Bad River, Agogic Lake, Chequamegon Bay, smaller lakes, the Bad River Indian Reservation, and communities...

Date: 1977 

Description: This pictorial map was produced by the Chateau, a resort in La Pointe, and shows Madeline Island landmarks and tourist attractions. On the verso is the Spr...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ondossagon High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching ba...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Bodin Finstad Marching Band on West Main Street. Sixteen men wearing marching band uniforms are playing instruments including euphoniu...

Photograph

Ashland Ore Dock

Date: 1885 

Description: Ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad, with a pile of logs in the foreground and docked ships in the background.

Photograph

Bamby Bread Trucks

Date: 1928 

Description: Six trucks and a car are parked in front of the Central Baking Company. Most of the vehicles are decorated with flags and streamers for a parade. The truck...

Photograph

La Pointe Town Hall

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: Front view of the La Pointe Town Hall on Madeline Island.

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