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Photograph

Spring Blossoms

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Alice Hotz Apfelbach, right, and her younger sister Margaret Hotz pose in front of a picket fence along a dirt lane which is now Highway 42. Behind the fe...

Date: 1912 

Description: View looking west from the Hotz property on Fish Creek Beach. The Thorp bathhouse is on the left, with the Welcker bathhouses beyond. There are houses an...

Photograph

Flood at Fish Creek

Date: 1922-04 

Description: The photographer's wife Clothilde leans on a railing, looking at water rushing through a stone culvert on Fish Creek. Their car is parked on the roadway. A...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A postcard view of the 180-foot high Eagle Bluff. The bluff received its name from the eagles which formerly nested there.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Shanty Bay at Peninsula State Park, established in 1910.

Date: 1931-5-23

County: Door

City: Fish Creek

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of Peninsula Park, with the Lake Michigan shoreline in the background.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: View of the 180-foot high Eagle Bluff. The bluff received its name from the eagles which formerly nested there.

Photograph

Wetlands

Date: 1920 

Description: Trees are reflected in shallow water in the wetlands in Fish Creek Valley near the Thorp and Vorous farms in spring. The tower and other buildings of the H...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Old chieftain dies; burial at state park

Date: 1930-12-05

County: Door

City: Fish Creek

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Eagles Cliff at Peninsula State Park, established in 1910.

Date: 1931-5-29

County: Door

City: Fish Creek

Date:  date unknown

Description: The totem pole has a carved wooden bear clinging to the top. The totem pole was erected in 1927 in honor of the aboriginal inhabitants of Wisconsin. Potawa...

Photograph

Winter Scene

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.

Photograph

Fish Creek

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Winter scene looking east on Main Street (Highway 42), with wooden commercial buildings on both sides of the street. The building on the left, 4168 Main St...

Date: 1914 

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.

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.

Photograph

Fish Creek Harbor

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,...

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.

Photograph

Footbridge

Date: 1912 

Description: A footbridge crossing Fish Creek into Peninsula Stat Park.

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