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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

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...

Date: 1967 

Description: Three children sitting outdoors around an elderly man. The man is wearing a ship captains hat and is holding a wooden model of a ship in his lap. The group...

Date:  date unknown

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

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.

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Stone Tower

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...

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.

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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:  date unknown

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

Date:  

Description: Dr. Jacob R. Buchbinder House was designed by the architectural firm Keck and Keck as Project #244 in 1939. This photograph shows the Buchbinder summer hom...

Photograph

Family Bike Ride

Date: 1967 

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: 1924 

Description: A small wood frame boathouse with a double door, and a bathhouse stand near the Hotz cottage on the shore near Fish Creek Beach. Both have rustic twig rail...

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...

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: 1960 ca.

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

Date: 1931-5-31

County: Door

City: Fish Creek

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...

Photograph

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

Road in Winter

Date: 1924 

Description: Winter scene with a snow-covered road bordered by stone walls and pillars on Cottage Row Road. Birches and evergreens line the road.

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Tennis Court

Date: 1912 after

Description: The tennis court at the Hotz Fish Creek compound is surrounded by a low stone wall and tall posts. Outside the wall at the far left corner of the lawn is a...

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