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Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A shrine put up by J.H. Van Niel, who came over with Fr. Van den Broek. Destroyed about 1895.
Description: Building housing the very first central electric light station for distribution of incandescent lighting.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Appleton.
Description: This blueprint manuscript map shows land owned by Kaukauna Water Power Co., Green Bay & Mississippi Canal Co., A.W. Patten, N.M. Edwards, and M.J. Meade. P...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Overlook of the river and a building from a hillside.
Description: Advertising circular written on Appleton Woolen Mills letterhead. In 1876 the Appleton Woolen Mills were operated by Hutchinson & Co. Appleton Woolen Mi...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Zeeland Mills, built in 1862 by John Verstegen. The flour mill was 36' x 50', four stories and had "two runs of stone." It was still operating in 1911.
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Cutaway view of the building that housed the first electrical station created to distribute incandescent light electricity.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: The house built by Charles A. Grignon between 1837 and 1839 for Mary Meade, his Pennsylvania bride. Mrs. Grignon and her family are standing in front of th...
Description: A drawing of the DuCharme/Grignon house and fur-trading post as it appeared shortly before being razed in about 1892.
Description: This map surveyed under the direction of Captain Thomas J. Cram is one in a series of seventeen that accompanied Cram's report on the Fox-Wisconsin river s...
Date: 1852 ca.
Description: This map shows plat of three towns, sections, local streets, the Grand Chute Island, and part of the Fox River. The map includes 1 inset map: "Diagram of C...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: House built by Dominique Ducharme in 1791 and added on to by Augustin Grignon after 1813.
Description: Advertising poster for "The Modern Hero 2 and 4 Horse Power and Grinding Mill." Produced by the Appleton Manufacturing Company of Appleton, Wisconsin; Minn...
Description: Interior view of the First Public Library. It was located over Pondee Grocery Store on College Avenue, Appleton, WI.
Description: Congregational Church, also called the "old brown church", built in 1853 and burned in 1893. It was on the site of the present City Hall. The white house...
Description: A man shows off an incandescent lamp switchboard with bamboo filiament, lamp receptacle with wooden base, current and pressure indicators and controlling d...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Kaukauna.
Description: The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon. Charles Grignon was the son of Augustin Grignon, on...
Description: The home and fur-trading post of Col. Dominique DuCharme. The portion of the structure on the left was built by DuCharme in 1791. The right portion was add...
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