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Description: Elevated view of town with farm fields in the foreground, and low, rolling hills in the background. There is a church steeple in the far background on the...
Date: 1865 before
Description: Family portrait of the Porters, standing in front of their log cabin with a horse.
Description: Photographic print of a sketch of a residential home titled, "Little Stone House."
Description: Elevated view over rooftops. Farm fields and houses are in the background.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: View across wooden platform of a brick high school on a hill surrounded by a fence. The school has a mansard roof and what appears to be a bell tower above...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Burdick homestead, which was originally made from logs. Built in 1842, it was said to be the first house west of the Rock River.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Colorized postcard view of a log cabin with a front porch and vines growing on the side.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: J.K.P. Porter house.
Description: A walking path through the woods, with some people strolling on the pathway.
Description: View across street of the Farmers Merchants Bank on a corner. On the right are parked cars along the curb in front of "Onsgard Bros." which has a Red Crown...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Hotel Myers, in downtown Janesville. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there until his father, Rev. Jenkin Lloyd Jones moved th...
Description: French Second Empire style, C. Loftus Martin House, 327 Milton Ave., built ca. 1868. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there unt...
Description: A street map of Janesville showing the block numbers on each street. Other landmarks are labeled such as chain stores, parks, schools, manufacturing compa...
Description: Exterior view of the Van Buren House.
Description: Elevated view over a freight train of the Nutrena Feeds factory.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Birthplace of Carrie Jacobs Bond.
Description: View of the Beta House on the Beloit College campus.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A marker for the first log cabin built in the Janesville area, surrounded by several women. The cabin was built in 1835 by William Holmes, Joshua Holmes, J...
Description: Frame house on corner lot, with stone retaining wall.
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