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St. Matthews Church

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the exterior of St. Matthews Church.

Date: 1910 

Description: Map shows routes, post offices, churches, schools, houses, and roads on the rural delivery service route in blue lines. An explanation key appears on the l...

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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.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Simmons Public Library and the Lincoln monument.

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Maxwell House

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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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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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...

Date: 1891 

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

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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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Durkee House

Date: 1860 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A Congregational Church in Kenosha.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Simmons Memorial Library.

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Kemper Hall

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Kemper Hall on the shore of Lake Michigan. Durkee Mansion can be seen with Chapel in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View from the shore of Kenosha's North Pier and lighthouse. Waves are breaking on the shore of Lake Michigan.

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I.G. Merrill House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The home of I.G. Merrill on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue.

Date: 1909-05-26 

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Church built by Austin Kellogg and his brothers around 1837 and was completed in 1840. It is the first Protestant church in this section of the state. An a...

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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.

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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