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Flood in Darlington

Date: 1948-02-28 ca.

Description: View up hill of cars driving in the flooded street of the downtown area. The downtown had also flooded in 1923 and 1937. The Pecatonica River rose rapidly...

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Civil War Shell

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: A shell of the Civil War period, recovered from the Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Mississippi, and presented to the First Capitol State Park by the GAR...

Date: 1858 

Description: This 1858 map shows mine shafts, lead veins, and topography on the property of the New Diggings and Shullsburg Mining Company in Section 5 of Township 1 N....

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Dunn Residence

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The home of Justice Charles Dunn. In 1906 it was the farmhouse of Chris Cerdt.

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Marty's Warehouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Marty's Warehouse from across railroad tracks. The warehouse building has large signs of painted lettering advertising the storage facilities. Rail...

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: Building used as a lodging house for the First Territorial Legislature held in Belmont in 1836. West end.

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Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View of an intersection in the central business district. On the left is the Thomas Knewstubb general store, with a gas pump for Red Crown Gasline out in...

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Masonic Lodge

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Masonic Lodge, erected in 1845. The first in Wisconsin, removed to Masonic cemetery outside New Diggings and refurbished as shown in 1950. Marker in front...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Father Mazzuchelli's chapel, St. Augustine's, built before 1850, one of the earliest Catholic churches in Wisconsin.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse during construction.

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Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View down the street of a retail area. On either side of the street, there are storefronts, pedestrians and parked cars. Just before a steep hill is a rail...

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: A series of ink, watercolor, and pencil on paper, hand-drawn maps of the townships of Darlington and Gratiot in Lafayette County, Wisconsin, showing the to...

Date: 1906 ca.

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

Date: 1955 

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

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Violet Jacobson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Violet Jacobson, a student at Mud Branch School, District No. 2, poses on her family's farm with several calves. There is a barn and two other outbuildings...

Date: 1925 

Description: Three-quarter view of left side and front of the the Wiota Butter and Cheese Company. A wooden flight of stairs leads up to the second floor entrance. Ther...

Date: 1895 ca.

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

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View of Water Street, looking west from the corner of Judgement Street. Businesses include a market, a tailor, and an ice cream parlor. The handwritten tex...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Front of St. Augustine's Catholic Church.

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