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Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the memorial pillars on the Warner Memorial Road near Baraboo. The pillars were erected in 1923.

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of Water Street, the winter home of the Ringling Brothers Circus. The whole street was circus property.

Date: 1956-07 

Description: Nellie Arms and Bernard Arms relax at their farm. There are ducks at Bernard's feet.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereoview of a rock formation known as Turk's Head high above Devil's Lake. Bluffs are on the far shoreline.

Map or Atlas

Map of Water Street

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Map showing buildings formerly used as Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters along with adjoining buildings.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down dirt road of the tourist camp with cottages. There is a building for men's and women's showers in the foreground, and a building marked "Toilet"...

Photograph

Wisconsin House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Wisconsin House. The brick portion was erected in about 1850. The entire building was razed by 1915, before the Ringling Theatre was bu...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Historic site marker commemorating the first permanent home in Baraboo. The inscription reads, "On this site in 1840, the first permanent home in Baraboo...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: An original poster advertising the eleventh annual railroad picnic, taking place at Devil's Lake State Park on Saturday, July 27, 1889. In the advertiseme...

Property Record

BEHIND 232 WATER ST

Community: Baraboo

County: Sauk

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 154487

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Monument for Yellow Thunder, Chief of the Winnebago tribe. The inscriptions read, "Yellow Thunder, Chief of the Winnebago, born 1774 - died 1874. And his s...

Date: 1956 

Description: Lewis, LuRay, Nellie and Bernard Arms arrive at Devil's Lake in a maroon DeSoto convertible automobile. This was the day after Lewis and LuRay's wedding.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of plasterwork and a painted wall panel in the Al. Ringling Theatre. Painting features Venus and cupids lounging in the clouds.

Date: 1915 

Description: A man stands outside the doorway of The Corner Drug Store, corner of 3rd and Oak Streets. On the side of the building is a large advertisement for Owl & O...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereoview over Devil's Lake with Turk's Head rock formation in the foreground.

Date: 1969-09-30 

Description: Color postcard of the view from the East Bluff looking towards Lake Wisconsin. The valley is filled with trees that are turning to autumn color. Some rock...

Property Record

821 BROADWAY

Community: Baraboo

County: Sauk

Historic Name: Bennett House

Reference Number: 57090

Photograph

Parts Department

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The parts counter and display at a General Motors dealership. Merchandise on display includes parts and accessories by Buick, Chevrolet, and Prestone, as...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A hand tinted photograph of a scene along the wooded shore of Devil's Lake is mounted on a piece of beige paper. The scene features an old section of a woo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called Cleopatra's Needle in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and foliage can be seen to the left and below. The lak...

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