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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...
Description: U.S. Lighthouse with people standing next to it.
Date: 1958 ca.
Description: Interior of the Peninsula Player's Play House, "Theater in a Garden", which opened in 1957.
Date: 1907 after
Description: View across Fish Creek Harbor to the village of Fish Creek and its pier, with warehouse. On the right is Dr. Weckler's Resort, a large wooden building with...
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Aerial view of Peninsula Park, with the Lake Michigan shoreline in the background.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A rustic foot bridge over Fish Creek connects Peninsula State Park (foreground) with the village of Fish Creek. The Vits house is at the right end of the b...
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.
City: Fish Creek
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Downtown Fish Creek.
Description: Group of people standing in the yard in front of the lighthouse. The verso has this annotation:
"'Eagle Light' Lighthouse, Peninsula Park, Fish Creek, Wi...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A well-dressed man identified as Uncle Rudolph Schenck takes in the view from a bluff overlooking the Fish Creek valley and harbor. There are houses and ou...
Date: 1925 ca.
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: 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: Dirt road going through woods past stone wall.
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: Winter scene from Egg Harbor Road (Highway 42) in Fish Creek looking north toward frozen Fish Creek Harbor with the bluffs in Peninsula State Park beyond....
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: Wildflowers bloom on the rocky shore of Weborg Point in Peninsula State Park, with Nelson Point in the background. A low pier extends from the point.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Downtown Fish Creek with the buildings and ground covered in snow.
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