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Postcard

Colsac Ferry

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Description: The Merrimac ferry loaded with automobiles. There is an American flag flying on the ferry.

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Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Main Street, showing a grocery store, restaurant, and the Up and Down Tavern.

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Parfrey's Glen

Date: 1909 

Description: Two women pose behind a log which has fallen across the stream in Parfrey's Glen. One woman holds a small pail.

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Ferry at Merrimac

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Colsac Ferry across the Wisconsin River at Merrimac.

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Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac" with an American flag.

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: An elevated view of house in a neighborhood.

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Art's Tavern

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Art's Tavern.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A large class stands outside a school. Front row, left to right: Stella Nuzum, unknown, unknown, unknown, Mabel Devlin, Mary Devlin, unknown, Alice Odekirk...

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The Wendt Farm

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Merrimac ferry "Colsac II" is seen on the Wisconsin River behind two signs. The signs read, "Road Closed" and "Ferry Opens April 15".

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Merrimac Ferry

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Car boarding the ferry on left side. The far shoreline can be seen in the background.

Date: 1911 

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: 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...

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Merrimac Ferry

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...

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Depot and Yards

Date: 1911 

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:  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...

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Ferry House

Date: 1923 

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...

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Description: Two images of ferries as printed on a postcard. The top image is the ferry "Colsac" on the Wisconsin River. The bottom image is simply described as an earl...

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