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Photograph

Hotz Cottage

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.

Photograph

Fish Creek

Date: 1916-06 

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...

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,...

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Winter Scene

Date: 1915 ca.

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...

Photograph

Ferdinand Hotz

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...

Photograph

Hotz Cottage

Date: 1918 ca.

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...

Date: 1941 

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...

Photograph

Hotz Garage

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...

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.

Photograph

Winter Scene

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Snowy landscape with evergreens and birches below the bluff at Fish Creek.

Photograph

Spring Blossoms

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.

Photograph

Hotz Cottages

Date: 1915 ca.

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...

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Hen Island

Date: 1915 ca.

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...

Photograph

Footbridge

Date: 1912 

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.

Photograph

Shore Drive

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dirt road going through woods past stone wall.

Date: 1913 

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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