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Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Main Street, showing a grocery store, restaurant, and the Up and Down Tavern.
Description: Exterior view of Art's Tavern.
Description: Aerial view of the town, including the Wisconsin River, and the surrounding countryside.
Description: Two women pose behind a log which has fallen across the stream in Parfrey's Glen. One woman holds a small pail.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: View, from the north bank of the Wisconsin River, of the 1899-foot railroad bridge in Merrimac. Two women and a man are sitting on the riverbank in the for...
Description: Customers standing outside the small bar are probably waiting to take the ferry across the river.
Description: View down a Merrimac street with a brick building and horse-drawn carriages. The caption on the image reads "A Fine Business Block".
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A man and boy wearing hats and overalls stand on a ferry docked at the shoreline. On the ferry is a car. The far shoreline and low hills are in the backgro...
Description: The Merrimac ferry loaded with automobiles. There is an American flag flying on the ferry.
Description: The 1847 Ferry House, a two-story wooden, classical revival style structure with six over six windows. There is a second-story front porch and small lean-t...
Date: date unknown
Description: A general store counter at Weigands Bay. Two women are behind the counter, with boxes of cigars on display behind them. Other canned goods are on the shelv...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Car boarding the ferry on left side. The far shoreline can be seen in the background.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: View, from the south bank of the Wisconsin River, looking towards Merrimac, Sauk County. People are standing on the 1899-foot railroad bridge, which runs...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Car ferry on the Wisconsin River at Merrimac. A ferry has operated at this site since the 1840's. In 1924 the privately owned ferry was replaced by this...
Description: View across railroad tracks of the Merrimac train depot. Against the building a man poses on top of a ladder. He is repainting the exterior. There is a hou...
Date: 1963-10-05 ca.
Description: View down the long tree-lined driveway of the Wendt farmhouse. A decorative fence post with a wheel is at the entrance to the driveway.
Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac" with an American flag.
Description: An elevated view of house in a neighborhood.
Description: Colsac Ferry across the Wisconsin River at Merrimac.
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