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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...

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

Men in Hay Field

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." Two men sit in a hay...

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,...

Painting

Rodolf Farm

Date: 1834 

Description: View of Rodolf farm.

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

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...

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...

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: 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: 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: 1898 

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

Map or Atlas

Map of Darlington

Date: 1850 

Description: Ink on paper. Shows local streets and Pekatonika River. "John M. Keep, proprietor."Original plat of Darlington as surveyed by Richardson on June 14, 1850....

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: 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: 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: 1876 ca.

Description: Family seated around table in yard with two-story stone house having porch on at least two sides. L.E. Johnson was the neighbor of B.F. Halin. The farm wa...

Date: 1833 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View of the interior of a small Lutheran church. A wood-burning stove is in the aisle between the pews, and a painting is hanging above the altar.

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