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Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of the Portage Canal. In the immediate foreground is the Fox River, then the lower locks and the canal itself. The Indian Agency House may be seen t...

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A view of the canal locks on the Fox River. A view of the Indian Agency House is in the background.

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A view of the canal locks of the Portage Canal.

Date: 1868 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Portage, with insets of the Court House and the Public School.

Photograph

Toll House

Date: 1924 

Description: The old toll house. The house is surrounded by a sagging wire fence, and there are two pumps in the overgrown yard.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A bridge over the Wisconsin River.

Photograph

Covered Bridge

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Covered bridge over river.

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of the surgeon's quarters at Fort Winnebago.

Photograph

Cornelius Wheeler

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Cornelius Wheeler of Portage, who served in Company I, 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War.

Photograph

Red Bird Monument

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Red Bird monument, erected on the site of Ft. Winnebago and Red Bird's surrender.

Photograph

Zona Gale House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin River of the house at 506 W Edgewater Street, built by Zona Gale in 1906 for her parents after the successful publication of her fi...

Photograph

Monument

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A monument erected to "the memory of our historic dead" erected by the Wau-bun Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1915.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the High School at Portage, Wisconsin.

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A sketch of the surgeon's quarters at Fort Winnebago.

Painting

Portage Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: "After painting a number of Fox River scenes, "the artists continued their way to Fond du Lac, at the south end of Lake Winnebago, where they found some mo...

Postcard

Canal Locks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The government canal locks.

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1938-06 

Description: The Indian Agency House near the site of Fort Winnebago. This house was built in 1832 by the United States Government for the Indian Agent to the Ho-Chunk...

Photograph

Purdy House

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: A view of the Purdy house, Portage, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Pauqette Monument

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: The Pierre Pauquette monument, located on the bank of the Wisconsin River where he operated a ferry between the years 1828 and 1836. Erected by the Wau-bun...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This street map was likely given out by the Rebholz Company: Clothiers and Furnishers. The map shows labeled streets, train tracks, Silver Lake, Mud Lake,...

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