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Date:  date unknown

Description: View down the unpaved Ohio Street, with houses on both sides.

Photograph

Creamery

Date: 1911 

Description: A view of the creamery and a residence on its second floor. A woman and two children at the foot of the stairs. A one lane road winding up the hill.

Photograph

Highway 139 Paving

Date: 1933-09-22 

Description: Paving operation on the section of State Highway 139 in Lafayette County locally known as the Platteville-Belmont Road.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Church of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, a Catholic church built in 1866-1868.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main street.

Photograph

Masonic Lodge

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Masonic Lodge, erected in 1845. The first in Wisconsin, removed to Masonic cemetery outside New Diggings and refurbished as shown in 1950. Marker in front...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the main street of town.

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...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street.

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map of Belmont includes notarization from the justice of the peace of Iowa County, May 15, 1836, acknowledging John Atchison as proprietor of Belmont...

Date: 1928-12-29 

Description: A team of two horses with a wagon, and a Farmall Regular tractor, stand next to farmers as they use a corn husker shredder outside a barn, possibly on the...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Interior view of a Methodist-Episcopal church.

Photograph

Cheese Factory

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View up road towards two men posing near the front of a cheese factory on a small hill; on the right a woman and two girls stand near a side door. Typical...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down unpaved street in a central business district. A Rexall Drug Store is on the corner on the right. A large stone building, which has a sign for "H...

Date: 1925 

Description: Pecatonica battlefield marker, Black Hawk Park (Lafayette County). The marker reads: "At this place on June 16,1832 between Wisconsin pioneers under Colone...

Photograph

Azel P. Ladd

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Azel Parkhurst Ladd (1811-1854). Ladd was the Wisconsin state superintendent of public instruction in 1852. Oval-framed quarte...

Photograph

School Buildings

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Building used as a lodging house for the First Territorial Legislature held in Belmont in 1836.

Poster

Ben Bergor Ad

Date: 1934 

Description: Advertising poster for a performance by Madison magician Ben Bergor.

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