Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: A large group stands on the pier at Fish Creek as a boat leaves. A barn-like warehouse stands on the pier; houses, boathouses, and outbuildings are visible...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Ferdinand Leonard (Fedy) Hotz poses holding a somewhat uncooperative dog in a stand of birch and other trees.
Date: 1918 ca.
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: 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: 1915 ca.
Description: View from the Vits property, looking east, across a rustic foot bridge over Fish Creek leading to Peninsula State Park. A dachshund rests in the middle of...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A totem pole erected in 1927 in honor of the aboriginal inhabitants of Wisconsin. Potawatomi chief Simon Onanguisse Kahquados (1851-November 27, 1930), an...
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.
Description: View from behind of a family of three biking down a paved road in Peninsula State Park. The child is riding a tandem bicycle with the father.
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...
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: Winter scene with a snow-covered road bordered by stone walls and pillars on Cottage Row Road. Birches and evergreens line the road.
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...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Winter scene with a bearded man standing in deep snow among birch and conifer trees at the base of the bluff at Fish Creek. He is wearing a fur hat and hea...
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: 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...
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: 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...
City: Fish Creek
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: 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...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2017 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706