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Hotz Cottage

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The Hotz cottage, garage, and stone tower are seen through a stand of birch trees from the base of the bluff in Fish Creek. There is snow on the ground.

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Orchard in Bloom

Date: 1922 

Description: View from hill of cherry trees in bloom in the Gibraltar Orchard on Sturgeon Bay Road (Highway 42.)

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Fish Creek

Date: 1916-06 

Description: The barn and other outbuildings of the Vorous/Apfelbach farm stand along a rocky lane, now Highway 42. There is a row of poplar trees along a picket fence...

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Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Ferdinand Hotz poses on snowshoes at the base of a bluff. The Hotz cottage complex, built in 1912-3, is seen atop the bluff. The complex included three co...

Date: 1923 

Description: The Hotz boathouse and pier are reflected in the still waters of Europe Lake.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: View of the rear of the Hotz cottage, showing a stone chimney which divides a dormer. There are large pine trees around the cottage.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from balcony of the interior of the Chester Thordarson boathouse with several tables, upon which are numerous books.

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Hotz Cottage

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The entrance and gabled front of the main Hotz cottage at Fish Creek, seen after a snowfall. There are rustic branch details under the gables.

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Gordon Cottage

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A boat with an outboard motor is tied to the rustic log pier; a second boat is overturned on an extension of the pier. There is a fish net hanging over the...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Syl and aunt Helen at Wild Rose cottage. Syl leans over the railing of the porch while Helen reclines in a hammock reading a book.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Three-quarter view of the Hotz cottage showing a side and the large porch which faced Europe Lake. The stone foundation is visible on the side; the porch h...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chester Thordarson stands in his garden with a friend near the fish pond, which has a fountain.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Cana Island Lighthouse and keeper's house as seen across the rocky shoreline.

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Abandoned Farm

Date: 1921 

Description: View across snowy field of a shingled house, barn and other outbuildings standing empty near the shore of Lake Michigan at Newport Village.

Date: 1949 

Description: Holiday card of the Sister Bay, Wisconsin, lakeshore. Three figures appear on the shore. Two boathouses, a covered boat, a pier, and two upright boats appe...

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Public Library

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Sturgeon Bay Public Library, which opened in 1913 after a Carnegie Grant. Above the arched main entrance a sign reads, "Free Library....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Boats docked at the fishing wharf. People are fishing from the pier, and a group of people are in a rowboat near a ferry. The bluff on the horizon is in Pe...

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Description: Exterior view of the Sturgeon Bay Public Library. Library opened in 1913 with a gift of $12,500 from Andrew Carnegie. Above the main entrance it reads: "Fr...

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Wayside Shrine

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: One-room building out in a field, with a cross above the doorway. Trees stand to the left and right of the shrine, and a fence and gate surround it.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of Chester Thordarson's workshop.

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