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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the Columbia County Court House and Post Office.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Columbia County Jail.

Date: 1868 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Portage, with insets of the Court House and the Public School.

Photograph

Guppey Guard

Date: 1877-06 

Description: The Guppey Guard, a Wisconsin state militia unit, in formation on a street in Portage.

Date: 1831 

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...

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...

Date: 1898 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Purdy House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Purdy house.

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1831 ca.

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

Photograph

Indian Agency House

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: The Indian Agency House when the land was farmed by E.S. Baker of Portage, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Portage Canal.

Photograph

Haertel Brewery

Date: 1880 

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

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...

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.

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: An early view of Fort Winnebago.

Photograph

Turner-Rusch House

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: 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...

Painting

Portage

Date: 1855 

Description: Portage.

Photograph

Portage View

Date: 1856 

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

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