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Photograph

John Muir Marker

Date: 1958 

Description: Historical marker at the site of John Muir's boyhood home, located in the John Muir Memorial Park near Montello. A woman stands next tot he marker, and the...

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 2.

Photograph

Polisher at Work

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A workman poses beside a belt-driven polisher inside a shed at the Montello granite quarry. Two other men relax in the background near an open door where n...

Date: 1928 

Description: Exterior view of church building with a bell tower, arched windows, french doors, a fanlight, and a sign that read "M.E. Church."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of men on the shore of Fox River, near the Fox River dam, fishing. There is a barge in the background.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three unidentified women with umbrellas on the north shore of Buffalo Lake. Buildings of Montello are visible in the background.

Date: 1908-07 

Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store.

Postcard

Griffin's Bridge

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View across water towards a rustic wooden walking bridge which is reflected in the water of the Montello River. There is a utility pole with wires in the b...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of parade turning from Nebraska Street onto Main Street. Women with umbrellas line the sidewalk in the foreground of the image. The Montello...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the flouring and carding mills of J.A. Briggs.

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fox River Dam, with shoreline in either side, and a barge in the distance.

Postcard

Westfield

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view down one of Westfield's streets.

Photograph

Montello Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Home belonging to either Mrs. Kelly or Mrs. Stevenson.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view from hill of Crystal Lake Resort. There are two women wearing white dresses walking on a bridge, and three buildings on the oppo...

Postcard

Barstow Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The printed inscription identifies this view of "Bairstow [sic] Street Montello Wis." It is a view down a sidewalk towards the Methodist Church on the left...

Date: 1926 

Description: View down street towards business district. At the t-intersection is a large commercial building with a turret on the second floor. Next door on the right...

Date: 1982 

Description: A large, nearly symmetrical cottonwood standing on the front lawn of a granite-clad colonial revival house on Underwood Avenue (Highway 23). A small sign a...

Photograph

Paving Blocks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Montello granite quarry grounds shows piles of granite paving blocks. In the background, a team of horses pulls a wagon under an elevated narro...

Photograph

After the Fire

Date: 1899 

Description: Elevated view looking west over the open basements of commercial buildings which were destroyed by a recent fire. Main Street is in the foreground. Horse-d...

Date: 1926 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the Wisconsin Central Railway line towards the Endeavor Depot. A man stands near carts, milk cans and barrels near the depot,...

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