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Portage Canal

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Portage Canal, dug by hand in 1849 and completed in 1851. It was renovated by the Army Corps of Engineers after the Civil War.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a fisherman with his lure, spear, and catch.

Postcard

Canal Locks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The government canal locks.

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

Portage Canal

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: The Portage Canal between the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers, from the highway 51 crossing near the center of the city.

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1928-02-05 ca.

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

Date: 1952-01-04 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. John Rogers and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kimball, members of the John Rogers curling rink of Portage, pose at the second annual mixed bonspiel spons...

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Living Room

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: The living room in the home of William Llewellyn and Zona Gale Breese, with a fire in the fireplace. There is a spinning wheel near the hearth and bookcase...

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Portage Canal

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Portage Canal.

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Indian Agency House before restoration.

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Purdy House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Purdy house.

Date: 1868 

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

Photograph

Canal Locks

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A close view of the canal locks.

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the Indian Agency House, before restoration. Built in 1832.

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Canal at Portage

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down the canal, with buildings on right-hand shore and a boat coming down the canal.

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Entrance Hall

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: The entrance hall and stairway in the home of William Llewellyn and Zona Gale Breese. There is a grandfather clock and antique rush seat chair in the hall,...

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Indian Agency House before restoration.

Photograph

Pauqette Monument

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Pierre Pauquette monument located at the easterm terminus of the Wauona Trail. Erected by the Wau-bun Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revoluti...

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Guppey Guard

Date: 1877-06 

Description: The Guppey Guard, a Wisconsin state militia unit, in formation on a street in Portage.

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Indian Agency House

Date: 1938-06 

Description: Indian Agency House, near the site of Fort Winnebago. This is an interior view of a corner of a bedroom.

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