Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: This map shows buildings, roads, the railroad, an orchard, and swamp land. Relief shown by hachures. The map includes an index of buildings in the upper ri...
Description: A city directory map of Madison.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: This blueprint map shows land parcels, parks, blocks, and streets in the region north to Atwood Avenue, south to Lake Monona, west to Evergreen Avenue, and...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: This map of Madison is also a brochure of activities for vacationers in the area. The map includes indexes and some points of interest are shown pictoriall...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison. The Lakeside House resort is in the foreground, which burned in 1877, in what is now Olin Park.
Description: Shows landownership, buildings, and railroads. Lake Mendota and Lake Wingra are labelled.
Description: Map showing the parcel of land on the shore of Lake Monona acquired by the City of Madison for a park (today known as Olbrich Park).
Description: Dane County Courthouse, begun in the fall of 1883 and finished in the spring of 1886. The cost, including equipment, was a little over $180,000.
Date: 1854 ca.
Description: Shows street grid, sections in adjacent townships, routes of railroads and projected railroads, post offices, and creeks. Table of references identifies m...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: This blueprint map includes manuscript annotations in red and shows number of acres and dates of acquisition (1905-1914) of each parcel of land, as well as...
Description: A map of Madison and the vicinity. Red lines show the street railway.
Date: 1978 ca.
Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Shows Madison from the edge of Lake Monona stretching west. Above the map are clouds and in the distance is the edge of the world and...
Description: Shows Madison city limits with thick solid lines and ward districts with dotted lines. The wards are numbered, and points of interests and land marks are l...
Description: This bird’s-eye-view map is a series of photographs compiled to show local streets and buildings.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, projected lines, and suction pipes. Differs from earlier versions by inclusion...
Date: 1969 ca.
Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and shows the location of churches, local streets, railroads, parks, Middleton, Shorewood Hills, Monona, Maple Bluff, McFa...
Description: This map is ink and pencil on tracing paper. The map shows plats of a western section of Madison. The lakes are labeled "Fourth Lake", "Third Lake" and "La...
Date: 1972 ca.
Description: This bird’s-eye-view map shows campus buildings labeled by name or academic department, local streets, and part of Lake Mendota.
Relief is shown pictorial...
Date: 1928 ca.
Description: This map shows the Forest Hill Cemetery and is oriented with the north to the lower left. The map shows buildings and section numbers but does not include...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, university grounds, the capitol square, and parts of Third and Fourth Lakes (La...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706