1 2 3
.

Photograph

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...

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, wards, buildings, parks, a cemetery, and part of Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings and nor...

Date: 1854-07-19 

Description: This map shows the shore in 1844, 1850, and 1852, the length of and proposed additions to the pier. Relief is shown by hachures and depths are shown by sou...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: This map shows the dams and locks of the Fox River between Neenah, in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, and Kaukauna, in Outagamie County. The cities and villag...

Date: 1844-10 ca.

Description: A variant of a wood engraving dated October, 1844. Incorporated as the villiage of Southport in 1841 (so-named because it was the southern-most natural har...

Date: 1836-10-19 

Description: This 1836 manuscript map shows the sections, windfalls, marshes, streams, prairies, acreages, and former mouth of the Pike River in what is now the eastern...

Date: 1854-07-19 

Description: This hand-colored map shows the North and South Pier, the North Pier Bridge, the present Channel, and the Channel to be dredged. Lake Michigan and a light...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Engraved view of Kenosha harbor. A group of men fish from a pier in the foreground while several boats float through the harbor. A tug is pulling a large s...

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

Kimball's Hall

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Southport American" Whig Publication

Date: 1845-08-02 

Description: Front page of "Southport American."

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1898-05-12 

Description: Shops and stores on Main Street.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map has relief shown by hachures and soundings and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, bridge wharfs, basin, north arm, and west arm of Ke...

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.

Photograph

Durkee House

Date: 1860 ca.

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

Map or Atlas

Kenosha, Wis.

Date: 1882-12 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kenosha.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: People seated in a small steamboat tied at a pier on a lake. A flag flies from the bow and there is a two-story frame house on the shore. This photograph m...

Date: 1869-07-04 

Description: The Camilla, a wood-burning locomotive that belonged to the Chicago & Northwestern Railway. The locomotive is decorated for the 4th of July, 1869.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a large crowd on a pier waiting for a crowded steam excursion boat.

Date: 1891 

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

1 2 3

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.