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Description: The Guppey Guard, a Wisconsin state militia unit, in formation on a street in Portage.
Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The Turner-Rusch house. Frederick Jackson Turner's family lived here until 1882 when it was purchased by the Rusch Family. Julia Rusch was later (1950) pri...
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...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the Portage Canal.
Description: Exterior view of the Haertel Brewery which later became the Eulberg Brewery.
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...
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...
Description: Stereoview of the Purdy house.
Description: View of Portage including St. Mary's Church.
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul engine #689 on the turn table, surrounded by railroad employees. The pump house is in the background.
Description: A view of the Columbia County Court House and Post Office.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Portage, with insets of the Court House and the Public School.
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.
Description: Studio portrait of Yellow thunder, a Winnebago Chief.
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...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Front gate view of the Old Fort Winnebago military cemetery.
Description: Drawing of Fort Winnebago (near present-day Portage) that illustrated "Wau-Bun", Juliette Kinzie's memoir of her experiences on the early Wisconsin fronti...
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.
Date: 1897 ca.
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