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Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Congregational Church on Madeline Island. The ceiling and walls are paneled in birchbark.

Photograph

Old Mission Church

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of the Congregational Church, a.k.a. Old Mission Church. The interior walls are covered with cedar trees.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Congregational Church in dilapidated condition.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Large vacation homes in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Bayfield is in the background on the far shore of Lake Superior.

Postcard

Old Mission Inn

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Presbyterian Church with dirt path in front and wooden buildings in the background.

Date: 1940 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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hazy image with the Old Mission Church partially visible in the background.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Two-story cedar shake-sided house with two porches.

Date: 1940 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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from the water of the Mission, dock, Mission cottages, and Congregational Church on Madeline Island.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: In-ground swimming pool behind large two-story cedar shake-sided house on Madeline Island.

Photograph

Michael De Perry

Date: 1854 

Description: Tintype of Michael De Perry and unidentified child.

Photograph

"Nichevo II"

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: Steel-hulled ferry "Nichevo II" at the city dock in La Pointe. The "Nichevo II" began service in 1962. It was built by Fraser Shipyards of Superior for Har...

Photograph

Nebraska Row

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Sidewalk in front of four houses along Nebraska Row at Madeline Island. Nebraska Row was started by Col. Frederick Woods in 1899 on the bluff at the wester...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two young men, Herbert W. Rogers and Ted Dwyer, holding trophies, standing in front of porch.

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fisherman standing on frozen Lake Superior holding a lake trout, leaning on snowshoes.

Photograph

Modern Windsled

Date: 1954-05 

Description: Windsled used to transport passengers and goods between Madeline Island and Bayfield. This image appeared in Ross' book, "La Pointe: Village Outpost".

Date: 1930 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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