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Date: 1898 ca.

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

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.

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: 1875 ca.

Description: A view of the office of the Wisconsin State Resister.

Photograph

Portage View

Date: 1856 

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

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Portage Canal.

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

Yellow Thunder

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Yellow thunder, a Winnebago Chief.

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

Guppey Guard

Date: 1877-06 

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

Photograph

Haertel Brewery

Date: 1880 

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

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...

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...

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: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

Purdy House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Purdy house.

Date: 1868 

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

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Winnebago.

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...

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