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Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Ruins of the commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago, about 1898. Fort Winnebago was closed in 1845 and the land and buildings sold. Today, only the Surge...

Photograph

Portage View

Date: 1856 

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

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1898 ca.

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

Date: 1875 ca.

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

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1875 ca.

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

Photograph

Yellow Thunder

Date: 1880 ca.

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

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: 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

Haertel Brewery

Date: 1880 

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

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Winnebago.

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.

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...

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...

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: An early view of Fort Winnebago.

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

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: 1880 ca.

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

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