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Date: 1871 

Description: Darlington, county seat of Lafayette County, was established in the late 1840s, but didn't thrive until the arrival of the railroad in 1856. This view show...

Date: 1881 

Description: Darlington's first settlers arrived by 1826, attracted by the lead mines of the area. Arrival of the railroad in 1856 stimulated growth, and in 1857 the co...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Probably one of the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Eleven men and boys...

Date: 1911 

Description: Map shows routes, post offices, houses, churches, schools, and roads of La Fayette County rural delivery service. The map margins read: "G. January 11, 191...

Photograph

Ioca Gas Station

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Description: View from street of an old brick Ioco gas station with a few cars parked on the left.

Photograph

High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across street of exterior of the Darlington High School. Young boys stand on the sidewalk in front.

Date: 1896 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Darlington. Area bordered by Washington and North Streets, upper left hand corner, the fairgrounds, upper right corner, River Street, bot...

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Description: The bi-plane constructed by Melvin Thompson during the years 1918-1920 on his farm near the former quarry in Lamont Township.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Probably one of the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." In the foreground is...

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View at an intersection looking down snowy street across railroad tracks. There are storefronts on both sides. A streetlamp hangs from a utility line. At t...

Date: 1925 

Description: Railroad tank cars on railroad tracks outside the plant. There are two large round storage tanks behind the tank cars.

Date: 1924 

Description: North view of Saint Augustine's Roman Catholic Church, which was designed and built by the Dominican priest Rev. Samuel Charles Mazzuchelli in 1844.

Map or Atlas

Village of Dunbarton

Date: 1882 

Description: Plat map of the village of Dunbarton, received by the Lafayette County Register's Office on September 22, 1892. Certification by the surveyor, Albert Pool,...

Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1929 

Description: View from across street of the exterior of the First National Bank at 245 Main Street. Automobiles are parked at an angle along the curb in front. On the l...

Photograph

School Buildings

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Darlington Grade school (right) and the Darlington High School (left).

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Bridge and hill in Darlington. The bridge has lamp posts.

Photograph

County Trunk F

Date: 1925 

Description: View down steep road with guard rail. A car appears to be parked on the side of the road on the right. Over the railing, there is a river and a town with a...

Date: 1929 

Description: View down tree-lined hill over the Pecatonica River. The bridge connects River Street to Main Street. Storefronts line the street, and the Lafayette County...

Photograph

River Front

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A man and a child pose on the dock of a paddle ferry boat named "Dewey." An American flag is affixed to the boat, there is a bell attached on a platform ne...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of a street scene featuring a central business district bordered by sidewalks and storefronts. A number of people are standing on the sidewalk and wal...

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