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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a fisherman with his lure, spear, and catch.

Map or Atlas

City of Portage

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows landownership, lot and block numbers, streets, a canal, bridges, Fort Winnebago, the Wisconsin River, and the Fox River. Relief is shown by...

Photograph

Clough House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View across road of the Clough house, residence of Mr. and Mrs. Willoughby. A man is standing and holding the hands of two young girls in front of the fenc...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Steamboats docked in the Portage Canal, which was hand dug beginning in 1849 and completed in 1851. There are industrial buildings on either side of the ca...

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1831 ca.

Description: Fort Winnebago, a print published in Mrs. John H. Kinzie's Wau-bun (1856).

Photograph

Haertel Brewery

Date: 1880 

Description: Exterior view of the Haertel Brewery which later became the Eulberg Brewery.

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 

Description: Postcard reproduction of an oil painting of Fort Winnebago, which was built in 1827 by Major William Whistler and a detachment of the First Infantry.

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Front gate view of the Old Fort Winnebago military cemetery.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The State Register newspaper office. This paper was published by Andrew Jackson Turner, father of Frederick Jackson Turner noted historian. Andrew Jackson...

Photograph

Portage View

Date: 1856 

Description: View of Portage including St. Mary's Church.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a small child sitting in a chair.

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Portage Canal.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a proposed canal basin, Fort Winnebago, and the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers. Relief is shown by hachures and no...

Date: 1885 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul engine #689 on the turn table, surrounded by railroad employees. The pump house is in the background.

Painting

Portage Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: "After painting a number of Fox River scenes, "the artists continued their way to Fond du Lac, at the south end of Lake Winnebago, where they found some mo...

Photograph

Portage Railroad

Date: 1884 

Description: A group of men and boys posed around Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive # 313, a switch engine. The Fox House is in the background.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Church built in 1855 for First Presbyterian congregation. In May 1892, fire destroyed the interior. The congregation sold the damaged building to the Bapti...

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