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Durkee House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The Durkee House built by Charles Durkee in 1843.

Date: 1909-05-26 

Description: Unveiling of the Abraham Lincoln Statue in front of the Gilbert Simmons Memorial Library.

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Description: Interior view of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,000 from G.M. Simmons. On the right i...

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Kimball's Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Kimball's Hall, one of the first brick buildings in Kenosha.

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Kemper Hall

Date: 1961 

Description: Kemper Hall on the shore of Lake Michigan with the Durkee Mansion and Simmons Gymnasium in background.

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Description: Interior view of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. Reverse of cardboard mounting reads: "1899, cost $150,000, D. H. Burnham, Chicago, Arch." A second...

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Description: Interior view of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,000 from G.M. Simmons. Through a larg...

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Kenosha Water Cure

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Kenosha water cure on the corner of N. Main and Grand Avenue. It was built in the 1840's for educational and religious purposes. It burned down in 1900...

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Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Simmons Memorial Library.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Kenosha County's second Court House located at the southeast corner of Market and Sheridan Road. It was built in 1885 and razed in 1925.

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Kellogg Tavern

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A large wooden classical revival style building identified as the Kellogg Tavern in Kellogg's Corner, part of Somers township.

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Maxwell House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Maxwell home located at the corner of Green Bay Road and 60th Street.

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wis.

Date: 1882-12 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kenosha.

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Description: Exterior view of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,000 from G.M. Simmons. The building i...

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Description: Label for Friarswood Dark Lager brewed by Brewmasters' Pub, Ltd. The label features a drawing of the renovated masonry barn that houses the brew pub.

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Description: Exterior view of park in front of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library, with the Soldiers and Sailors monument. The library opened in 1900 and was funded...

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General View

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Description: Elevated view of the railroad yards. There are numerous sheds and buildings, and piles of fuelwood and lumber. Freight cars are lined up on the tracks in f...

Date: 1891 

Description: A barn raising on the farm of Alva Paddock in the township of Salem on Geneva Road, Highway 50.

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Description: Exterior view from lawn of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,000 from G.M. Simmons.

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