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Date: 1937 

Description: Boyhood home of Hamlin Garland.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: This map is intended for tourists visiting La Crosse. The front of the map provides extensive text on attractions and activities in La Crosse while the bac...


Burns Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view down a tree-lined street in a residential neighborhood.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Locks on the Mississippi River, a nine foot channel.

Date: 2009 

Description: Two elderly women with walkers take a stroll outside on a sidewalk.

Date: 1856 

Description: This map of the City of La Crosse is a plat of Pike & Co's Addition. The map shows street names, block and lot numbers, the South La Crosee River, and the...


Kwik Trip

Date: 2009 

Description: Exterior of Kwik Trip gas station on Cass Street.

Date: 1960 

Description: This map is oriented with north to the right and includes an index of streets. The back of the map features text about La Crosse.


Catholic Church

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of front exterior of church with a steeple with a cross on top. On the right is a row of trees, and beyond there appears to be a field or marshy area....

Date: 1857 

Description: This map show city plats including the name and number of the plats as well as some land ownership. Some of the plats have manuscript annotations outlined...


Union Depot

Date: 1924 

Description: View down tracks towards man standing in front of the Union Depot. There is a "Seeds Feed" sign on a building in the background. In the foreground is a lam...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad depot.

Date: 1891 

Description: This hand-colored map shows platted additions and subdivisions, ward boundaries, schools, churches, railroads, cemeteries, parks, businesses, factories, an...

Date: 2008-10-01 

Description: Obama-Biden sign outside the La Crosse Center.


Street Scene

Date: 1929 

Description: View down middle of street towards central business section. On the left is a building with a belfry. Cars and businesses line both sides of the street, pe...

Date: 1891 

Description: A painting of the new (as of 1891) bridge over the Mississippi River in La Crosse. The bridge was built by the Clinton Bridge Co.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks. On the left, there is a two-story, octagonal hut. On the right, there is a railroad station with a Western Union sign. Industria...

Date: 1893 

Description: This map of La Crosse shows city ward boundaries in red, streets, railroads, cemeteries, Grand station crossing, the road to French Island, depots, Lake Pa...

Date: 1905 

Description: A view of Main street, looking east from Fourth Street. It is interesting to note that "The Largest Whiskey House" saloon is located next door to a drug st...

Date: 1872 

Description: This map is pencil, ink, and watercolor on paper. Shown on the map is the elevation and profile of La Crescent Bottoms, Mt. Vernon Street line, 13th Street...

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