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"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: An exterior view of August Derleth's home, "Place of Hawks", seen from the garden and partially obscured by trees. The house was built in 1940.


State Bank

Date: 1914 

Description: Corner view from unpaved street of the State Bank. A meat market is next door on the left. Flyers on the power poles are for an upcoming fair. A metal and...

Date: 1909 

Description: A view from shoreline below a bridge that crosses the Wisconsin River. There are two signs on the upper level of the bridge. One is for weight limit and th...


"Place of Hawks"

Date: 1940 after

Description: The entrance to "Place of Hawks", the home of author August Derleth, built in 1940. The stone house is roofed with a kind of thatch.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Wisconsin kerosene tractor featuring a side view illustration of the tractor. The text beneath the illustration reads, "It Has 16 Dra...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin writer August Derleth and his jazz collection.


Description: Women of the Free Congregation (Free Thinkers) of Sauk City, gathered in the basement of their meeting house.

Date: 1938 

Description: View down the center of Main Street, with many diagonally parked automobiles. Prominent on the right hand side of the street at a corner is the Classic Rev...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin River shoreline showing lumber rafts "tied up over Sunday."

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered for the dedication of a new bridge at Sauk City by Governor Emmanuel Philipp. Many onlookers carry parasols.


St. Aloysius School

Date: 1932-06-10 

Description: St. Aloysius school with children and their diplomas, and a priest in front of the school door.


Pete's Cafe

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Pete Sprecher's Cafe and Bar on Water Street. A sign identifies the entrance to Pearl's Garden Dining Room. There are two benches and a penny weight machi...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Sauk County veterans posed outdoors.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Freie Gemeinde (Free Congregation or Free Thinkers) Hall.

Date: 1956-03-14 

Description: Group portrait of the Sauk City High School Cardinals basketball team.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of Water Street south of the Highway 12 intersection, looking north.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a mill.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin River dam.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Monroe (Munroe?) House, with three people posing on the front porch.

Date: 1870 

Description: Sauk City is the oldest incorporated village in Wisconsin (incorporated in 1854) and also has the oldest organized volunteer fire department in the state,...

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