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Description: Constructing the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe which consists of four separate buildings. L-to-r: jail; American Fur Trade storage buildin...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Historic marker placed on the site of the first cabin built in Milwaukee, 1795. A replica cabin is behind. The plaque says: On this site the first permane...
Description: The American Fur Company warehouse, also called Old Treaty Hall. In 1832 the fur company moved its Bayfield post to the Island (Madeline Island), and on th...
Description: Aerial view of the Lakeside Mink Ranch, operated by Robert "Bud" Quinn. Spreading over 15 acres, the Ranch was one of the first operations to breed mink in...
The First White Men in Madison
Description: Detail of the entrance of the American Fur Company warehouse, also called Old Treaty Hall. In 1832 the fur company moved its Bayfield post to the Island (M...
Description: Engraving of a fur trader standing in the middle of a circle of seated Indians in their council tepee.
Pioneer Fur Trader
Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip
Date: date unknown
Description: Inset of head and shoulders portrait of "Queen Marinette," along with an image of her home, which was one of the earliest houses in Marinette. She was the...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Old Northwest Fur Trading Post.
Description: Ruins of the Ducharme/Grignon House in Kaukauna built during the French fur trade period of Wisconsin history. The left portion of the building was built...
Description: The former Astor (American Fur Trading Company) post building, now a museum of local history and fur trading history. There is a sign reading, "The Riversi...
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: English translation of the Fur Trade Engagement for Charles St. Antoine dit Vacher.
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