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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The R. Daniel Rickelsen Rickelsen family is gathered around a table in a yard. A man holds a stick, and a clay pipe sits on the table. The frame house behi...

Date: 1894 

Description: Panoramic view from shoreline of the Wisconsin River in the Wisconsin Dells as seen from the "Old Dell House." A canoe is visible on the shore on the far r...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Ruins of the commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago, about 1898. Fort Winnebago was closed in 1845 and the land and buildings sold. Today, only the Surge...

Date: 1836 

Description: This map shows proposed lot and block numbers for a paper city located in township 10 north, range 7 east, Wisconsin Territory, now the Town of West Point,...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Jim Short steering a raft riding the rough waters of the river.

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Andrew Amundsen family is sitting around a table covered in a white knit cloth. Some of them are holding books. Their frame house is in the background....

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of several groups of men on rafts loaded with felled trees.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Lodi School was a three-story brick Romanesque building with a small cupola, built in 1868. It burned on March 28, 1878. It was rebuilt by December 1878, b...

Date: 1894 

Description: Panoramic view from shoreline of the Wisconsin River in the Wisconsin Dells. A sandy beach area is on the right, and rock formations are on both sides of t...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Church built in 1855 for First Presbyterian congregation. In May 1892, fire destroyed the interior. The congregation sold the damaged building to the Bapti...

Photograph

Purdy House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Purdy house.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Neils Hallanger family is gathered in their yard around a table with books on it and a love seat behind. The frame house has a bay window and a stone f...

Date: 1868-06 

Description: G.F. Bailey bandwagon, with band, and central elevated figure of Mazeppa legend on Broadway in Kilbourn City. Hitch is an Asiatic elephant led by paired dr...

Photograph

Rafts Below Dam

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of Rood's Glen. A boy plays with a toy boat at bottom left while two men and a woman talk at bottom right. Two other figures can be seen in t...

Date: 1866-03-15 

Description: People gather the morning after a fire that destroyed Dixon's store as well as $100,000 worth of goods and eleven other places of business. The flames were...

Date: 1888 

Description: Members of the Kilbourn Broom Brigade on the Alexander Mitchell steamboat in the Dells. Members of the group include: Minnie Smith, Mary Sterlie, Ru...

Photograph

Turner-Rusch House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Turner-Rusch house. Frederick Jackson Turner's family lived here until 1882 when it was purchased by the Rusch Family. Julia Rusch was later (1950) pri...

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