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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: 1921 ca.
Description: A man and a child pose on the dock of a paddle ferry boat named "Dewey." An American flag is affixed to the boat, there is a bell attached on a platform ne...
Date: 1954 ca.
Description: Masonic Temple marker to commemorate the first Masonic Temple erected in Wisconsin, built in 1845. The marker and temple were moved in 1950 from the town t...
Description: The Blackstone Mine property and mining equipment.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: St. Augustine's Church interior. This church is the original built by Father Mazzuchelli in 1844.
Description: Side view of window and side door on Father Mazzuchelli's chapel.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Storefronts on Main Street. Sign on building reads: "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer." Child standing at pump (water pump?) Two cars parked on street.
Description: View down an unpaved road. On the right side of the street, two men pose at a gasoline filling station.
Description: Front view of Father Mazzuchelli's chapel.
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....
Description: North view of Saint Augustine's Roman Catholic Church, which was designed and built by the Dominican priest Rev. Samuel Charles Mazzuchelli in 1844.
Description: Side view of Mazzuchelli's chapel with windows.
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...
Description: Exterior of the Primitive Methodist Church.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church. Built by Rev. Samuel Mazzuchelli in 1844.
Description: Door detail on Mazzuchelli's chapel.
Description: Front of St. Augustine's Catholic Church.
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: Father Mazzuchelli's chapel, St. Augustine's, built before 1850, one of the earliest Catholic churches in Wisconsin.
Date: date unknown
Description: Interior of St. Augustine Church. Alter and pews.
Description: Exterior of St. Augustine Church in winter.
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