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Date: 1918 ca.
Description: The Hotz cottage, garage, and stone tower are seen through a stand of birch trees from the base of the bluff in Fish Creek. There is snow on the ground.
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: 1915 ca.
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,...
Description: View looking north over Fish Creek Bay, with Hen Island and Peninsula State Park in the background. There is snow on the ground, and evergreens and bare bi...
Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses on snowshoes at the base of a bluff. The Hotz cottage complex, built in 1912-3, is seen atop the bluff. The complex included three co...
Description: The entrance and gabled front of the main Hotz cottage at Fish Creek, seen after a snowfall. There are rustic branch details under the gables.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: View from the base of the bluff looking up at the Hotz compound. A flag blows in the breeze above birch and evergreen trees. A woman is standing on the por...
Description: This photograph of downed trees and branches is annotated, possibly by C.L. Harrington:
"A fire hazard at this date Feb 28 '41. I have salvaged all or ab...
Date: 1912 after
Description: The stone garage and attached tower at the Hotz cottages at the top of Fish Creek Hill. The tower features a stone parapet with wooden railing, as well as...
Description: View from below a bluff, through evergreens and birch trees, looking up at the Hotz Fish Creek compound. The stone garage and tower are on the left.
Description: Snowy landscape with evergreens and birches below the bluff at Fish Creek.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Fruit trees bloom in the yard of a wood frame farmhouse. Two barrels stand by the front porch.
Date: 1954 ca.
Description: A view looking west from Eagle Bluff toward Nicolet Bay, the Strawberry Islands, and Chambers Island.
Description: View of the Hotz family compound of cottages from below the bluff at Fish Creek. A flag waves in the breeze; there are birch trees and conifers in the fore...
Description: Hen Island is reflected in the water of Fish Creek Bay in this view from Nelson Point in Peninsula State Park. The homes and businesses of Fish Creek are i...
Description: A footbridge crossing Fish Creek into Peninsula Stat Park.
Date: date unknown
Description: Aerial view of Peninsula Park, with the Lake Michigan shoreline in the background.
Description: Dirt road going through woods past stone wall.
Description: View of the side of the stone garage and tower at the Hotz family compound at Fish Creek. There is a rustic ladder from the garage roof to the observation...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Aerial view of town and shoreline.
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