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Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1945 ca.

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

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A view of the Indian Agency House near the site of Fort Winnebago. Built in 1832 for the Indian Agent to the Ho-Chunk Nation (Winnebago) John Harris Kinzie...

Date: 1885 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul engine #689 on the turn table, surrounded by railroad employees. The pump house is in the background.

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: An early view of Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a proposed canal basin, Fort Winnebago, and the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers. Relief is shown by hachures and no...

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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Description: Portage canal and lock with the Indian Agency House in center background.

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A view of the Indian Agency House in Portage, Wisconsin. Built in 1832 by the United States Government for the Indian Agent to the Ho-Chunk Nation, John Ha...

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...

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1935 ca.

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

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

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: 1967 

Description: A group of young migrant farm laborers leaving a cucumber field in a Chevy station wagon for a union rally in Portage. Three children are looking at the ca...

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1929-07-07 

Description: Miss Mary Prescott and Mrs. William McMahon, grandaughter and great grandaughter, respectively, of Pierre Paquette, appeared at a meeting called by the Wis...

Map or Atlas

City of Portage

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows landownership, lot and block numbers, streets, a canal, bridges, Fort Winnebago, the Wisconsin River, and the Fox River. Relief is shown by...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet marker. "This tablet marks the place near which Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet entered the Wisconsin R...

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...

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1945-09 

Description: The Indian Agency House, built in 1832 for John Harris Kinzie (the Indian Agent to the Ho-Chunk Nation) and his wife.

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...

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