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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the Purdy house.
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: Bird's-eye map of Portage, with insets of the Court House and the Public School.
Description: The State Register newspaper office. This paper was published by Andrew Jackson Turner, father of Frederick Jackson Turner noted historian. Andrew Jackson...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A view of the Columbia County Court House and Post Office.
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...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the Portage Canal.
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: 1834 ca.
Description: A view of Fort Winnebago.
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...
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul engine #689 on the turn table, surrounded by railroad employees. The pump house is in the background.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of a fisherman with his lure, spear, and catch.
Description: Stereoview of the Columbia County Jail.
Description: A view of the office of the Wisconsin State Resister.
Description: Studio portrait of Yellow thunder, a Winnebago Chief.
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...
Date: 1831 ca.
Description: Fort Winnebago, a print published in Mrs. John H. Kinzie's Wau-bun (1856).
Description: Exterior view of the Haertel Brewery which later became the Eulberg Brewery.
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...
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