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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.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View across lawn of the Mission Inn on Madeline Island, with a shoreline on the left.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: View of the Ashland Band Shell with benches, trees, and what is today Highway 2 in the foreground. On the left is a large metal tower, and in the backgroun...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Three men standing on the sidewalk outside of the offices of the Ashland Daily Press.
Description: Memohead of the First National Bank of Ashland, with a three-quarter view of the bank building and a street scene with several horse-drawn carriages and wa...
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.
Description: A coupe rag top automobile that has been modified with tracks, sitting atop a trailer in front of the County Courthouse.
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...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.
Description: This map shows vacant Wisconsin Central Ry. lands, settlers houses, lands sold by Wisconsin Central Ry., schools, churches, saw mills, and roads; also show...
Date: ????-05-29 date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard of Butternut Lake in the spring. A pier and latticed boathouse can be seen. The opposite shore has trees and foliage. Text below reads,...
Date: 1937 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...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of the Ashland County Court House. The postcard text reads "New Court House, Ashland, Wis."
Description: View of the falls and three men at the top of the falls.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of La Pointe taken from Big Bay Road on Madeline Island.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.
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...
Date: 1959 ca.
Description: A postcard of the Old Indian Burying Grounds
Description: This map of Ashland shows roads, railroads, and local businesses. The map reads: "Showing streets and roads open to the public Oct. 1, 1931." Included on t...
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