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Date: 1931 

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...

Date: 1947 

Description: This map of Ashland is a cadastral map showing some rural landowners and includes index to points of interest. The map shows roads, railroads, parks, cemet...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the main facade — white stone and red roof — of the Saron Lutheran Church.

Date: 1951 

Description: This map shows Ashland and Washburn harbors in shades of blue and yellow. Water depths shown by isolines and soundings, and relief is shown by contours. Th...


Memorial Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of Memorial Hall at Northland College.

Date: 1898 

Description: Watercolor painting of Chequamegon Point.


Knight Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Knight Hotel.

Date: 1886 

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:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of St. Agnes Church, on the left, and school, on the right. Cars line the street along Lake Shore Drive in front of the buildings.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Beaser Avenue School.

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.


Wheeler Hall

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View of Wheeler Hall at Northland College, during winter.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Historical marker identifying the location of the first house in Wisconsin built between Washburn and Ashland in 1658.


U.S. Post Office

Date: 1907-07-26 

Description: Front facade of the three-story brick U.S. Post Office with bell tower. An American flag flies above of the building. Three men stand next to a telephone p...

Date: 1884 ca.

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


Dodd's Hospital

Date:  date unknown

Description: Training school for nurses.


Bridge Crossing


Description: Dr. W.T. Rinehart, a prominent Ashland physician and surgeon, with Mrs. Rinehart and a sister, in an automobile crossing a small log bridge, probably over...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Close-up of the Radisson and Groseilliers house historic site marker, commemorating the first house built in Wisconsin by white men. The house was believe...


Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1888 

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...

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