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Date: 1872 ca.
Description: An excerpt from "Picturesque America", ed. Bryant, (1872).
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: The residence of O.S. Head. A man is sitting in the foreground on a wrap-around bench.
Description: This 1836 manuscript map shows the sections, windfalls, marshes, streams, prairies, acreages, and former mouth of the Pike River in what is now the eastern...
Description: Front page of "Southport American."
Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and soundings and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, bridge wharfs, basin, north arm, and west arm of Ke...
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...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: The home of I.G. Merrill on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue.
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...
Description: A campaign notice that corrects misinformation being circulated by the candidate's opponents. The text reads, "Notice!! To the Electors of the 8th Senatori...
Date: 1844-10 ca.
Description: View from a pile-driver on the north pier of the community then known as Southport. The pier visible at left center, constructed between 1840-1842, was th...
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: Lithograph of Southport.
Description: A barn raising on the farm of Alva Paddock in the township of Salem on Geneva Road, Highway 50.
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Engraved view of Kenosha harbor. A group of men fish from a pier in the foreground while several boats float through the harbor. A tug is pulling a large s...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the exterior of St. Matthews Church.
Description: The Durkee House built by Charles Durkee in 1843.
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...
Description: Depths shown by soundings. Shows township and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, and buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congres...
Description: The Camilla, a wood-burning locomotive that belonged to the Chicago & Northwestern Railway. The locomotive is decorated for the 4th of July, 1869.
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: The home of I.G. Merrill--located on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue--in the winter.
Description: This hand-colored map shows the North and South Pier, the North Pier Bridge, the present Channel, and the Channel to be dredged. Lake Michigan and a light...
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