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Description: The Melchior Hotel on the Mississippi River, with the "brewery at near end." There is a prominent stone portion at right center with several wings or addit...
Date: 2009 ca.
Description: View of stage and main floor of Independence Opera House from rear.
Description: This 1929 topographic map of Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, shows the topography, lakes, streams and wetlands, township and range grid, sections, cities an...
Description: View of Independence Opera House, city hall, clock tower and public library building from across the street.
Description: Group portrait of the Osseo Chieftains high school basketball team.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Bow of the sidewheel packet, "Quincy", sunk in 1906. People are standing on temporary pier beside her. Later raised and renamed the "J.S.".
Description: This service station located at 23923 Burrows Road (formally State Highway 93) was built in 1931, by Leo Breska. It now houses an auto-repair business, own...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: The Melchoir house, later owned by C. Hudson.
Description: Exterior view of the two-story brick High School building with basement. A bare flagpole can be seen on the roof.
Description: View of Independence Opera House auditorium and stage from balcony.
Description: Sidewheel packet "Quincy", sinking. Only her two upper decks are above water. Trempealeau Mountain is in the background. Later renamed the "J.S.".
Description: Exterior view of Independence City Hall and Opera House clock tower illuminated at dusk, including flagpole.
Description: A marker commemorating the French fort erected by Rene Godefrey, Sieur de Linctot, which exisited on this site between 1731-1736. It is thought that the si...
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: The Melchoir House was a popular hostelry and brewery operated by Jacob Melchoir. It later became an Indian boarding house.
Description: A marker commemorating the French fort erected by Rene Godefrey, Sieur de Linctot, which existed on this site between 1731-1736. It is thought that the sit...
Date: date unknown
Description: Three different signs with directions to Perrot State Park are lined up on bench.
Description: Wisconsin State Highway sign, photographed along STH 11 near Galesville, one of a whole new vocabulary of signage created for automobile traffic. The inve...
Description: View across field of James Rork farmhouse and farm buildings.
Description: Exterior of the one-story brick Carnegie Library.
Description: Drawing of Trempealeau Mounds.
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