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Photograph

Main Street

Date:  

Description: View down Main Street.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Interior view of church from the rear towards the altar, probably Luther Valley Church, originally built in 1863. A steeple was added in the 1870s. The alt...

Photograph

Montello House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of front of the Montello House hotel.

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,...

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Montello, county seat of Marquette County. The granite quarry, woolen mill, and planing mill are clearly identified. A steamboat on Buf...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of men posing in front of the newly built W.H. Murphy building on the corner of Main Street and West Montello Street. Photograph was...

Photograph

Graduating Class

Date: 1894 

Description: Eight men and women of a graduating class sit outdoors holding their diplomas. They are seated on the steps of the photographer's home at 131 East Montello...

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1928 

Description: The exterior of Saint Mary's Church. The building features lancet arches and a steeple with a cross atop.

Date: 1893-08-30 

Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.

Date: 1900 

Description: Exterior of the newly-constructed Tremont House hotel on Main Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A woman, identified as Mrs. Blore, is seated with two girls in a Montello church. The young girl at the cross could possibly be the photographer's daughter...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass standing next to a woman identified as Llora. They are standing in front of a house at 131 East Montello Street, with the Methodist Church, l...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Bridge at the end of Main Street (West Montello Street). Sign on Bridge States "$5.00 Fine For Driving Or Riding Over This Bridge Faster Than A Walk."

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A view of the Montello granite quarry with Montello Lake in the background. The sign in the foreground reads, "J.T. Barrett Pays Highest Prices for Furs, M...

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 1.

Date: 1908-07 

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

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of men standing in front of construction site, near a newly completed building on Main Street, near the intersection of West Montell...

Photograph

Lowe House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across road of 226 East Montello Street, Lowe house.

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Description: Storefronts and pedestrians on Main Street, with Buffalo Lake in the background.

Date: 2007-05-18 

Description: "This Friday we travel 64 miles (one way) to Good Old Days Resort on Puckaway Lake, W913 West Northshore Drive, Montello."

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