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Description: View across railroad tracks of billowing smokestacks at the Thilmany Paper Company plant. Stacks of logs are piled next to railroad tracks and cars.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This map is a plat map and shows government buildings, churches, Klein’s Park, and the government dam in Kaukauna. The map includes text about Kaukauna wit...

Drawing

Grignon House

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Reproduction of a pen drawing of the Grignon house. The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon....

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior of the the Kaukauna Public Library.

Photograph

Christmas Dinner

Date: 1890 

Description: Mary Meade Grignon (Mrs. Charles) surrounded by her family at the Grignon House in Kaukauna. Mrs. Grignon is in the center and Ross Grignon is thought to b...

Date: 1890-06-17 ca.

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...

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Photograph

Fox River Canal

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from the second floor balcony of the Charles A Grignon House at Kaukauna showing the historic boat canal and the Fox River beyond it.

Date: 1905 

Description: Exterior view of the Kaukauna Public Library. The library opened in 1905 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with a gift of $12,000. Visible above the main e...

Photograph

Grignon House

Date: 1950 ca.

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...

Photograph

DuCharme House

Date: 1885 ca.

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...

Photograph

Lawe House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Lawe house built in the 1860's by George W. Lawe.

Photograph

Kaukauna Drugstore

Date: 1914 

Description: Interior view of the Kaukauna Drugstore, which was owned by Charles Morthis.

Date: 1882-12-21 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Kaukauna, from the Appleton Post Annual Review.

Date: 1960 

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, wards, lots, local streets, roads, railroads, buildings, parks, and part of Fox River. The map includes tables for plat...

Date: 1900 ca.

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...

Photograph

Fox River Lock

Date: 1962-08-03 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Guard Lock on the Fox River Canal, looking east from the Highway 55 bridge.

Photograph

DuCharme House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of foundation of the house built by Dominique DuCharme in 1790 and enlarged by Augustin Grignon after 1804. The Grignon family resided in the...

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Description: Interior view of the Kaukauna Public Library. The library opened in 1905 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with a gift of $12,000. In the room is a librari...

Date: 1942 ca.

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...

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