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Date: 2008 

Description: Built in 1931 by the Iowa Oil Company, Darlington's Service Station at 404 Main Street was said to give the "impression of a temple or a college chapel, an...

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Description: Richard Taschek, an Austrian immigrant, poses in front of his business, the T. Richard Merchant Tailor shop.

Photograph

Bird's-Eye View

Date: 1929 

Description: Elevated view of town looking down a hill. In the foreground is a river with trees along the bank. On the other side of the river is a factory with industr...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Church of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, a Catholic church built in 1866-1868.

Date: 1929 

Description: View down tree-lined hill over the Pecatonica River. The bridge connects River Street to Main Street. Storefronts line the street, and the Lafayette County...

Date: 1949-04-30 

Description: Aerial photograph of Darlington. The Lafayette County courthouse is visible in the upper left.

Date: 1929 

Description: View across the bridge on Main Street. There are two cars and a woman and child walking across the bridge. A Chevrolet dealership is on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down the unpaved Ohio Street, with houses on both sides.

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: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

Scene in Park

Date: 1929 

Description: A small park in a median of Main Street. The park houses the Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War memorial.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Pecatonica River and bridge.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street.

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Description: View of large building which is depositing feed into a truck docked on its left. On the left there is a Quonset hut-style corrugated metal warehouse, and o...

Photograph

Soldiers' Monument

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument.

Date: 1929 

Description: A well-dressed man poses in front of the Methodist Episcopal Church on Park Place.

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse, built in 1861.

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Description: Exterior view from lawn of the Darlington Public Library. Above the main entrance it reads: "Carnegie Free Library." On the reverse of the photograph is re...

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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...

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