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Date: 1868 

Description: This 1868 birds-eye view depicts the buildings, streets, railroad, vegetation and topography of Columbus, Wisconsin. The high school, cemetery, railroad de...


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...


Fort Winnebago

Date: 1898 

Description: The commissary warehouse at Fort Winnebago.


Alexander Mitchell

Date: 1883-07-14 

Description: Elevated view from shoreline of the steamboat Alexander Mitchell docked at the edge of the river. Captain Dave and passengers are posing on board. B...

Date: 1830 after

Description: This plat map is pen-and-ink on tracing paper and shows a paper city planned in the late 1830's located on the shore of Swan Lake, Columbia County, Wiscons...


Guppey Guard

Date: 1877-06 

Description: The Guppey Guard, a Wisconsin state militia unit, in formation on a street in Portage.


Portage Canal

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Portage Canal.

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...


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.

Map or Atlas

Plat of Newport, Wis.

Date: 1854 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on tracing cloth and shows lot and block numbers, streets, a park, and depots. Some lots are colored red or blue and some in...

Date: 1888 

Description: Members of the Kilbourn Broom Brigade on the Alexander Mitchell steamboat in the Dells. Members of the group include: Minnie Smith, Mary Sterlie, Ru...

Date: 1877 

Description: Shows land ownership by name, churches, schools, farm houses, wagon roads, railroads. Includes directory of businesses for Columbus, Portage, Doylestown, W...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Lodi, with inset of Public School.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Jim Short steering a raft riding the rough waters of the river.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The R. Daniel Rickelsen Rickelsen family is gathered around a table in a yard. A man holds a stick, and a clay pipe sits on the table. The frame house behi...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Church built in 1855 for First Presbyterian congregation. In May 1892, fire destroyed the interior. The congregation sold the damaged building to the Bapti...


Portage View

Date: 1856 

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

Date: 1868 

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


Diamond Grotto

Date: 1881-03-21 ca.

Description: Four women gather in the Diamond Grotto, a notable land form in the Wisconsin Dells. There is a rustic bridge in the foreground.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: View of the interior of the Norwegian-American Lodi Church, looking up the aisle and towards the Acanthus design altar, which is surrounded by a wooden rai...

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