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Postcard

Ellis Avenue

Date: 1907 

Description: View of a car driving down Ellis Avenue. Neighborhood homes line the street behind the car. The post office tower is visible in the background.

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1907-01 

Description: View looking down Second Street. Stores and other buildings line both sides of the street, including the Post Office on the left. Cable car tracks are visi...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Postcard reads "Soo Line Depot, Ashland, Wis."

Postcard

On Ellis Avenue

Date: 1912-02-08 

Description: View of Ellis Avenue. A horse-drawn buggy can be seen moving alongside a cable car down the road. Buildings and telephone poles line both sides of the stre...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Colored postcard view of "Buffalo Bill" Cody center right in white coat and hat surrounded by Native Americans in traditional garb, military personnel and...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sunset view of a steamer on Chequamegon Bay.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the front facade and grounds of the four-story, red brick St. Joseph Hospital.

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of Second Street with a car on the street and a large brick building on the left.

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: A postcard of the Old Indian Burying Grounds

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The interior of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. It was built in 1841 by Father Frederick Baraga (later Bishop), who established his mission in 1835. A small...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard showing the lighthouse and fog signal at Devil's Island in the Apostle Islands.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the building and grounds of the Ashland General Hospital.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland County Court House. The postcard text reads "New Court House, Ashland, Wis."

Postcard

Glidden Sawmill

Date: 1906 

Description: View of a sawmill and the distant town in the background. Stacks of logs are in the lumberyard. The postcard bears a New Year's greeting in German.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Main Street when it was a dirt road. A church is visible in the background, and telephone poles stand on the left side.

Date: 1916 

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...

Postcard

Town Motel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the yellow and brown Town Motel and parking lot.

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View of Second Street, looking east.

Date: 1937 

Description: Old Mission Inn on shoreline of Lake Superior, taken from end of dock. The Old Mission Inn was razed in 1965.

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