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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...

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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...

Postcard

"Colsac I" Ferry

Date:  date unknown

Description: A close view of the Merrimac ferry "Colsac I" with a sign reading, "Stop Your Motor When Ferry Is Moving".

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: 1900 ca.

Description: An elevated view of house in a neighborhood.

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

Date: 1932 

Description: This blue line print plat map shows local streets, numbered blocks and lots, village limits, and land ownership by name. Also included are manuscript annot...

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

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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.

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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...

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Main Street

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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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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Ferry at Merrimac

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Colsac Ferry across the Wisconsin River at Merrimac.

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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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Description: Automobiles line up to wait for the Merrimac ferry "Colsac".

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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Aerial View of Town

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Description: Aerial view of the town, including the Wisconsin River, and the surrounding countryside.

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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Art's Tavern

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Art's Tavern.

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Ferry

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...

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