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Rocky Island

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Description: Two women and a man are walking down the dock near a boat named "Chippewa" on Rocky Island.c South Twin Island is across the water in the background.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows wards and includes the Chequamegon Bay and Washburn. An inset map shows the Ashland region, its railroads, and a few of its iron mines.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elizabeth Baker and Anne Ashley gathering raspberries and getting milk on the road to Grant's Point on Madeline Island.

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...

Photograph

Stahl Dog Team

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Child passengers being transported on a wagon pulled by dog team belonging to Thomas Stahl. Wagon and dog team are on the boardwalk in La Pointe.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Clarence Russell leaning next to a Jenny bi-plane, wearing aviator gear. This was the first airplane to land on Madeline Island.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of St. Agnes Church, on the left, and school, on the right. Cars line the street along Lake Shore Drive in front of the buildings.

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town looking down from hill lined with trees. In the foreground railroad tracks cross a road. A church building and numerous dwellings are a...

Photograph

White River Bridges

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a railroad train crossing a bridge over the famous White River near Ashland. In the foreground is an open automobile crossing the ri...

Photograph

Biplane over Field

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A biplane is flying low over a field with a barn in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sunset view of a steamer on Chequamegon Bay.

Postcard

U.S. Post Office

Date: 1907-07-26 

Description: Front facade of the three-story brick U.S. Post Office with bell tower. An American flag flies above of the building. Three men stand next to a telephone p...

Date: 1923-4-06

County: Ashland

City: Ashland

Date: 1922-08-29 

Description: Men and boys are on a hand-pump rail cart on a Michigan Island beach, Lake Superior. A young girl is walking on the right.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin Central Railroad passenger depot at Stuntz Avenue. A group of people stand on the platform and near the locomotive between t...

Postcard

Ellis Avenue

Date: 1907 

Description: View of a car driving down Ellis Avenue. Neighborhood homes line the street behind the car. The post office tower is visible in the background.

Date: 1887 

Description: This 1887 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, vacant Wisconsin Central Railroad land, state and "go...

Photograph

Small Cabins

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View of seven small cabins around a clearing where there is an American flag on a flag pole and two benches around a stone fire pit. In the foreground is a...

Photograph

Band Shell

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland Band Shell with benches, trees, and what is today Highway 2 in the foreground. On the left is a large metal tower, and in the backgroun...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two women sitting in dog cart on dirt street in front of boardwalk. La Pointe Village School is in the background. Dog team belongs to Tom Stahl.

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