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Fort Dells

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: An architect's model of Fort Dells. This is not an accurate historical reconstruction, but was built as a tourist attraction. There was never an actual for...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A young man stands outside of the Grand Army of the Republic hall.

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Description: Group of people posed on the observation platform of a train at the Kilbourn station. Water tower on left.

Postcard

Hile House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from road of the Hile House, Kilbourn (now Wisconsin Dells). There is a belvedere in the center of the roof.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two cottages at Riverdale Resort. There is a group of guests in the screened-in porch in the cottage on the left. Behind the tree in the center is a water...

Date: 1933 

Description: Three woman bathers in the in-ground swimming pool. Each corner has an electric lamppost. There is a water tower on a hilltop in the distance.

Photograph

Hile House

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: View from across road of the Hile House. This is where the actress and Confederate spy Belle Boyd died on June 11, 1900, in the front room, over the office...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: The Grateful Dead mid-performance as viewed from the audience. People are also watching from a scaffolding behind the stage.

Date: 1909 

Description: The view from Gibraltar Rock across farm fields and woods. There are corn shocks in several of the fields. A farm house and outbuildings stand near a pond...

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Description: A man in a plaid shirt and heavy apron holding the hoof of a horse in one hand, and a long file in the other. They are surrounded by metal wares and metal...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn and driveway of cottages at the Schofield Hotel. "Idleawyle" is on the left, and "Hummingbird" is on the right. Flowers are planted next t...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A crowd of people in a circle are dancing at the foot of the stage at the Sound Storm music festival. Other audience members are standing around them watc...

Photograph

Phil Lesh on Stage

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Phil Lesh, bassist for the Grateful Dead on stage wearing a t-shirt reading "Fillmore West." Mickey Hart's drum kit can be seen to the right, and Bob Weir'...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Log cabin with a stone chimney and screened-in porch among tall grass at Riverdale Resort.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Peter Obranovich (better known at the time as "Pete Bobo"), promoter for the festival, wearing a blue and yellow bucket hat, standing on the side of the st...

Date: 1963-06-09 ca.

Description: View of a dilapidated outbuilding and a windmill on an abandoned farm.

Photograph

Abandoned Farm

Date: 1960 

Description: Abandoned farm along Highway 51.

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: The Portage Canal between the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers, from the highway 51 crossing near the center of the city.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Lodi School was a three-story brick Romanesque building with a small cupola, built in 1868. The school burned on March 28, 1878. It was rebuilt by December...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A group of young male audience members crowd around the Sound Storm festival stage with scaffolding visible in the background.

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