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Date: 1871 

Description: Darlington, county seat of Lafayette County, was established in the late 1840s, but didn't thrive until the arrival of the railroad in 1856. This view show...

Painting

Rodolf Farm

Date: 1834 

Description: View of Rodolf farm.

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." Eleven men and boys...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: A map of Lafayette County, Wisconsin, showing the townships and ranges, sections, towns, villages, stream and rivers, mounds, mineral deposits and the Min...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Two men, a woman and white statue stand before a frame house that has a sofa and table on its front porch, cut work above its windows, a birdhouse and a do...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Benjamin F. Hahn, his wife Mary and their servant Sarah Hill sit around a table with an intricately patterned cloth with bowls of apples and grapes. The wo...

Map or Atlas

Map of Pekatolica

Date: 1836 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and shows a plat of a paper city (a city planned but never built). Some streets and the Pekatolica River are labele...

Map or Atlas

Village of Dunbarton

Date: 1882 

Description: Plat map of the village of Dunbarton, received by the Lafayette County Register's Office on September 22, 1892. Certification by the surveyor, Albert Pool,...

Date: 1898 

Description: View of a mill pond with a group of three women and a man standing near the shore.

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." In the foreground is...

Date: 1834 

Description: \Peck-a-ton-oka (Pecatonica River) with Rodolf farm in the background.

Photograph

Azel P. Ladd

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Azel Parkhurst Ladd (1811-1854). Ladd was the Wisconsin state superintendent of public instruction in 1852. Oval-framed quarte...

Photograph

City Hotel

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the City Hotel with a group of people posed near its entrance.

Date: 1881 

Description: Darlington's first settlers arrived by 1826, attracted by the lead mines of the area. Arrival of the railroad in 1856 stimulated growth, and in 1857 the co...

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...

Date: 1882 

Description: Note from Albert Pool, surveyor for the village of Dunbarton in Lafayette County, as appears on the reverse of the Village of Dunbarton plat map. Pool cert...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Council House of the first Wisconsin Territorial Legislature when it met at Belmont in 1836. A young boy or man wearing a hat stands in front near a fence.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map of Belmont includes notarization from the justice of the peace of Iowa County, May 15, 1836, acknowledging John Atchison as proprietor of Belmont...

Date: 1833 ca.

Description: Township/section map showing Rodolf land and nearby neighbors.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The home of the Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house was the first p...

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