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Date: 1857 ca.

Description: This map with north oriented toward the lower left shows the United States North and South Piers. Lake shores from 1855, 1856, and 1857 are labeled. Depths...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1872 

Description: Looking down Main Street.

Date: 1857 

Description: This map was created from a survey made in December 1855 and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, the lake shore, bridge wharfs, the basin, the...

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Southport American" Whig Publication

Date: 1845-08-02 

Description: Front page of "Southport American."

Photograph

Durkee House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The Durkee house, residence of Charles Durkee.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from the shore of Kenosha's North Pier and lighthouse. Waves are breaking on the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1861 

Description: Depths shown by soundings. Shows township and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, and buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congres...

Photograph

St. Matthews Church

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the exterior of St. Matthews Church.

Date: 1854-07-19 

Description: This map shows the shore in 1844, 1850, and 1852, the length of and proposed additions to the pier. Relief is shown by hachures and depths are shown by sou...

Photograph

Kimball's Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Kimball's Hall, one of the first brick buildings in Kenosha.

Date: 1891 

Description: A barn raising on the farm of Alva Paddock in the township of Salem on Geneva Road, Highway 50.

Photograph

Durkee House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The Durkee House built by Charles Durkee in 1843.

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Lithograph of Southport.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: An excerpt from "Picturesque America", ed. Bryant, (1872).

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.

Date: 1869-07-04 

Description: The Camilla, a wood-burning locomotive that belonged to the Chicago & Northwestern Railway. The locomotive is decorated for the 4th of July, 1869.

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wis.

Date: 1882-12 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kenosha.

Photograph

Kenosha Water Cure

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Kenosha water cure on the corner of N. Main and Grand Avenue. It was built in the 1840's for educational and religious purposes. It burned down in 1900...

Date: 1844-10 ca.

Description: A variant of a wood engraving dated October, 1844. Incorporated as the villiage of Southport in 1841 (so-named because it was the southern-most natural har...

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