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Description: The Guppey Guard, a Wisconsin state militia unit, in formation on a street in Portage.
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...
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: 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: 1875 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of a fisherman with his lure, spear, and catch.
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...
Description: A view of the office of the Wisconsin State Resister.
Date: 1831 ca.
Description: Fort Winnebago, a print published in Mrs. John H. Kinzie's Wau-bun (1856).
Date: 1834 ca.
Description: An early view of Fort Winnebago.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a small child sitting in a chair.
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...
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: 1897 ca.
Description: The Indian Agency House when the land was farmed by E.S. Baker of Portage, Wisconsin.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Front gate view of the Old Fort Winnebago military cemetery.
Description: View of Portage including St. Mary's Church.
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...
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...
Description: The State Register newspaper office. This paper was published by Andrew Jackson Turner, father of Frederick Jackson Turner noted historian. Andrew Jackson...
Description: A view of Fort Winnebago.
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...
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