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Date: 1889 ca.
Description: St. Joseph's Catholic Church built in 1841 by Father Frederick Baraga (later Bishop), who established his mission in 1835. A small log church was commenced...
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: The Historical Museum in La Pointe.
Date: date unknown
Description: Looking West from Knight Block, with shipping piers and sailing ships on right side, railroad on left, trees in background. Horse-drawn carriages on street...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of the Knight Hotel.
Date: 1959 ca.
Description: A postcard of the Old Indian Burying Grounds
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.
Description: The Old Mission Inn, originally built as a mission house in 1832 by the Congregational mission established by Frederick Ayer in 1830. In later years furthe...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.
Description: The Indian burial grounds in La Pointe.
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Brownstone Falls on the Bad River.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."
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: 1900 ca.
Description: Postcard reads "Soo Line Depot, Ashland, Wis."
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of La Pointe taken from Big Bay Road on Madeline Island.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Map is pen and pencil on paper. The map shows roads, creeks, and the Chequamegon Bay. The map is undated and prepared sometime between the establishment of...
Description: Elevated view of the Masonic temple.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Exterior of the Congregational Church in dilapidated condition.
Description: Long exterior view of the front facade and side of the two-story, brick Post Office. A store and barn with silo are visible on the right. A group of people...
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