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Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Kimball's Hall, one of the first brick buildings in Kenosha.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: The Durkee house, residence of Charles Durkee.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View from the shore of Kenosha's North Pier and lighthouse. Waves are breaking on the shore of Lake Michigan.
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: This map with north oriented toward the lower left shows the United States North and South Piers. Lake shores from 1855, 1856, and 1857 are labeled. Depths...
Description: Depths shown by soundings. Shows township and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, and buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congres...
Description: The home of I.G. Merrill on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue.
Description: This map was created from a survey made in December 1855 and shows local streets, proposed roads, railroads, the lake shore, bridge wharfs, the basin, the...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: A map which includes the ink and pencil annotations showing the sections, sold parcels of land, and streams and lakes on a printed township base map for T...
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...
Description: A campaign notice that corrects misinformation being circulated by the candidate's opponents. The text reads, "Notice!! To the Electors of the 8th Senatori...
Description: Shops and stores on Main Street.
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: The home of I.G. Merrill--located on the corner of Ann Street (now called Sheridan Road) and Prairie Avenue--in the winter.
Description: A barn raising on the farm of Alva Paddock in the township of Salem on Geneva Road, Highway 50.
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: 1878 ca.
Description: A tent of the Chicago Traveling Club with a sign on it saying "Always Hungry," and men with walking sticks, straw hats and a flute lounging on the ground i...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: The residence of O.S. Head. A man is sitting in the foreground on a wrap-around bench.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: A large group of men, women and children having a picnic under the trees.
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: 1842 ca.
Description: Lithograph of Southport.
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...
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