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Aerial View of Town

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: An elevated view of Portage and it's vicinity.

Date: 1800 after

Description: This map shows the land claim owned by the Portage Canal Company and includes an index of landownership and landmarks. The Wisconsin and Portage River, the...

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Portage Canal

Date: 1928-02-05 ca.

Description: A view of the Portage Canal, looking east from the canal bridge.

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An interior view of the parlor in the Indian Agency house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The residence of Frederick Jackson Turner.

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Fort Winnebago

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Detail of the interior construction of the loft at the Fort Winnebago hospital.

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Portage Fairgrounds

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Fairgrounds. In the foreground is a fence and dwellings.

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1938-06 

Description: View of the parlor with a Nunns and Clark piano, identical to the one owned by Juliette Kinzie when she resided in the house between 1830-1833.

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Portage Canal

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Steamboats docked in the Portage Canal, which was hand dug beginning in 1849 and completed in 1851. There are industrial buildings on either side of the ca...

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Portage Canal

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Portage canal looking east from the Canal Bridge.

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Wisconsin River

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin River looking downstream. The Wisconsin River end of the canal may be seen at the left.

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Portage Canal

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Portage Canal.

Postcard

Canal Locks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The government canal locks.

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Purdy House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Purdy house.

Date: 1800 after

Description: This map is pencil on tracing paper and shows marshes, the Wisconsin River, Indian trails, and Indian boundary line. The upper left corner reads: "Let sect...

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The house served as residence for John and Juliette Kinzie after 1829 when he was appointed as federal Indian Agent. She authored the book, Wau-bun, which...

Date: 1952-01-04 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Deane Woody and Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Sanford, members of the Deane Woody curling rink of Madison, pose at the second annual mixed bonspiel spons...

Date: 1962-09-22 

Description: Elevated view of trees and pool of water near the Wisconsin River in Pauquette Park.

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City Hall

Date: 1962-09-01 

Description: View from street of City Hall and the corner of Clark Street at sundown.

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Marker, Oshaukuta

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A marker at the site of the former village of Oshaukuta on highway 51, north of Portage. The marker states: "This tablet marks the site where the village o...

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