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Date: 1896 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Darlington. Area bordered by Washington and North Streets, upper left hand corner, the fairgrounds, upper right corner, River Street, bot...

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of the first Wisconsin Territorial Capitol, which was rented by the Legislature who met there for 46 days in 1836. The building was restored in 19...

Map or Atlas

Map of New Diggings

Date: 1874 

Description: Map of New Diggings - inset map in bottom right corner of "Benton & New Diggings" map, on page 11 of "Atlas of Lafayette County Wisconsin," a collection of...

Madison's Soap Box Derby

Learn about the history of Madison's Soap Box Derby, a popular racing sport amongst young boys nation-wide in the early to mid-1900s.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Wagon bridge in Darlington with river, cow and building.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of a central business district. On the left is a bank, and a "Place to Eat." Horses and buggies are further down the block.

Date: 1955 

Description: Foundation built for the lodging house at First Capitol Historic Site. The lodging house was moved and restored in the 1950s. The corner of the Council Ho...

Date: 1955 

Description: Interior view of the building used as a lodging house for the First Territorial Legislature held in Belmont in 1836.

Photograph

The School at Work

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Teacher Marjorie Carey stands behind her pupils sitting at their desks at the Mud Branch School, District No. 2, as they pose for their photograph. There i...

Photograph

Mayne Hotel

Date: 1925-08 

Description: A mower and car stand in front of the dilapidated Mayne Hotel. Two boys look at the camera from the right of the car as two men talk near a wagon and buggy...

Date: 1922 

Description: The Pecatonica Battlegound marker, erected by the Rhoda Hinsdale Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Shullsburg and by the town of Wiota...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Front entrance to the Methodist Episcopal Church, the first parsonage built at Fayette.

Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1929 

Description: View from across street of the exterior of the First National Bank at 245 Main Street. Automobiles are parked at an angle along the curb in front. On the l...

Date: 1955 

Description: Building used as a lodging house for the First Territorial Legislature held in Belmont in 1836. South side

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Description: Exterior view of the Darlington Public Library. Above the main entrance it reads: "Carnegie Free Library." Two trees frame the entrance of the brick and st...

Learn more about the 1904 fire that destroyed the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

Photograph

Toledo Scale

Date: 1928-05-22 

Description: Man weighing a box on a Toledo scale at the Belmont Creamery.

Photograph

View of Argyle

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Probably one of the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." A view of the town a...

Photograph

Norman Peterson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Norman Peterson, age 11, holds the reins of a team of horses hitched to a harrow. He is a student at the Mud Branch School, District No. 2. On the reverse...

Photograph

James Mine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of James Mine with a field and fence in the foreground. Tram tracks lead from the tall building to large piles of rocks. There are steep stai...

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