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

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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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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Ferry at Merrimac

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Colsac Ferry across the Wisconsin River at Merrimac.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: An elevated view of house in a neighborhood.

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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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Colsac Ferry

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

Date: 1925 

Description: View from shoreline towards cottage at Weigands Bay, Lake Wisconsin. A pier and several small boats are along the shore, with a man posed sitting in a rowb...

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Dad's Bar

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Customers standing outside the small bar are probably waiting to take the ferry across the river.

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Art's Tavern

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Art's Tavern.

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

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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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"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:  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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Aerial View of Town

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

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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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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: 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: 1900 ca.

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

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