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Date: 1924 ca.
Description: The stone tower and garage at the Hotz compound. There is also a flag pole and rustic fence. A ladder was used to access the lookout atop the tower, with v...
Description: View from water of simple frame structure with rustic porch rail standing on the Fish Creek beach. A pier extends from the porch and a flag flies on a tall...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Aerial view of town and shoreline.
Description: U.S. Lighthouse with people standing next to it.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of the steps leading to Eagle Cave on Eagle Bluff. The bluff received its name from the eagles which formerly nested there.
Description: The barn and other outbuildings of the Vorous/Apfelbach farm stand along a rocky lane, now Highway 42. There is a row of poplar trees along a picket fence...
Date: 1958 ca.
Description: Interior of the Peninsula Player's Play House, "Theater in a Garden", which opened in 1957.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Fish Creek from the east; the bluff rises on the left, the harbor is on the right. The cottage in the foreground with pergola and lattice...
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: Cottage built by Marie Gatter beginning in the 1920s along the shore road in the park. It was razed in the winter of 1960-61. The chimney was originally pa...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Birch and other trees frame the view of a distant house and barn with poplars behind, lining the road (now Highway 42) at Fish Creek.
Description: Elevated view of Fish Creek from the east. The photographer's first Fish Creek cottage, with a standing seam metal roof, is in the foreground; in the yard...
Description: A rustic lattice fence encloses the Hotz family compound on Egg Harbor Road (Highway 42) outside of Fish Creek. There is deep snow on the ground and frost...
Description: A postcard view of the 180-foot high Eagle Bluff. The bluff received its name from the eagles which formerly nested there.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses wearing snowshoes at his cottage in Fish Creek, now 4108 Main Street. There is a large snowdrift in the foreground.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Two unidentified young men pose in the snow with their firearms behind seven dead rabbits displayed on a barbed wire fence; there are three dogs on the oth...
Description: A view of the Eagle Harbor Lighthouse.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: The photographer's daughters, from left, Helen, Alice, Margaret and son Ferdinand Leonard at the wheel, pose on a two-masted boat, the Martha G., wh...
Date: 1912 after
Description: The tennis court at the Hotz Fish Creek compound is surrounded by a low stone wall and tall posts. Outside the wall at the far left corner of the lawn is a...
Description: Elevated view, looking north, from the Hotz family compound near the bluff entrance to Fish Creek. Evergreens and bare birch trees stand in the foreground,...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Downtown Fish Creek.
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