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Date: 1971 

Description: Spiritland Cafe, a restaurant located in a former church, with the cemetery in the background. The restaurant was located on CTH D in Portage County.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of Saint Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church, dedicated on December 7, 1890. The church features a central tower and elaborate stained glass windo...


Gas for Less

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: A gasoline station along US Highway 51 in Whiting, Portage County, attracted passing motorists with an attention-getting "gas for less" sign.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Plover River and dam. Factory buildings, barns, and residences are visible along the river's opposite bank.


Calf Competition


Description: Competitors in the calf judging line up with their animals at the Portage County fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard down Main Street. Horse-drawn wagons and people line the street next to local businesses, including the post office and hardware stor...


Stevens Monument

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the Stevens monument, erected in honor of George Stevens, whom the town is named after, at the site where he landed in 1824.

Date: 1990 ca.

Description: This map, in addition to the Fort ground and buildings, shows owners of outbuildings, heights of buildings in stories, fences, roads, gardens, and cemetery...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a high school.


Rural Intersection

Date: 1968-05-21 

Description: Rural tavern and gasoline station on STH 54.

Date: 1976 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Chancellor Lee Sherman Dreyfus and Cardinal Karol Wojtyla. In 1978, Cardinal Karol Wojtyla became Pope John Paul ll. ...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of State Teacher's College, formerly known as the State Normal School.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of First Presbyterian Church, built in 1892. The church features a large tower over its main entrance. Copyright by Taylor's Drug Store.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label for Shine ON beer brewed by Central Waters Brewing Co. The label shows a drawing of a light switch on the sun.


Aerial View of Town

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town, with commercial buildings and cars in parking lots visible.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the State Normal School.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Consolidated Water Power and Paper Company, built in 1918. Outside the brick building stand railroad cars labeled, "Elgin, Joliet and Easte...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of River Pine Sanitarium, which opened in 1906. Trees surround a sanitarium building with porches on the front and back. Copyright by Taylor's D...

Date: 1989-11-29 

Description: Old bridge over Mill Creek on Highway G in Portage County.


Mill Street

Date: 1920-08-04 

Description: Photographic postcard of Mill Street. Town businesses, including a clothing and tailoring store, line the right side of the street looking towards a reside...

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