Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, post offices, and farms. On the top, bottom, and sides of map are advertise...
Description: The Monticello Fire Company, with Christ M. Stauffer, the chief, standing at the center.
Description: Map shows routes, post offices, houses, churches, schools, and roads of La Fayette County rural delivery service. The map margins read: "G. January 11, 191...
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: A shell of the Civil War period, recovered from the Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Mississippi, and presented to the First Capitol State Park by the GAR...
Description: Darlington, county seat of Lafayette County, was established in the late 1840s, but didn't thrive until the arrival of the railroad in 1856. This view show...
Description: View across street of a residence.
Date: 1876-09-19 ca.
Description: Left to right: Johannes Brenum (father), Peter, Bernt, Ole, Maria, Ingeborg (mother), Mrs. Margaret Larson (neighbor in plaid dress). Little girl is Minnie...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: St. Augustine's Church interior. This church is the original built by Father Mazzuchelli in 1844.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: View of Water Street, looking west from the corner of Judgement Street. Businesses include a market, a tailor, and an ice cream parlor. The handwritten tex...
Date: 1833 ca.
Description: Township/section map showing Rodolf land and nearby neighbors.
Description: Darlington's first settlers arrived by 1826, attracted by the lead mines of the area. Arrival of the railroad in 1856 stimulated growth, and in 1857 the co...
Description: A well-dressed man poses in front of the Methodist Episcopal Church on Park Place.
Description: View from street of an old brick Ioco gas station with a few cars parked on the left.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: The Carnegie Free Library.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The home of Justice Charles Dunn. In 1906 it was the farmhouse of Chris Cerdt.
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Norman Peterson, age 11, holds the reins of a team of horses hitched to a harrow. He is a student at the Mud Branch School, District No. 2. On the reverse...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Darlington. Area bordered by Washington and North Streets, upper left hand corner, the fairgrounds, upper right corner, River Street, bot...
Description: View down the railroad tracks across the bridge. On the far side are barns and industrial buildings among trees.
Description: View of Water Street, looking west from the corner of Judgement Street.
Description: Mrs. Rossing's millinery shop. Left to right: Mrs. Rossing, Viola Rossing, Anna Davis and the trimmer.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706