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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

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1831 ca.

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

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: 1898 ca.

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

Date: 1868 

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

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

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...

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...

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...

Date: 1880 ca.

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

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 View

Date: 1856 

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

Photograph

Purdy House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Purdy house.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Columbia County Jail.

Date: 1875 ca.

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

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.

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

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

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...

Date: 1836 

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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