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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front view of the Lafayette County courthouse during construction.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Lafayette County Courthouse during construction. The men are placing the last stone into position.

Date: 1955 

Description: Building used as a lodging house for the First Territorial Legislature held in Belmont in 1836. East end 2nd floor interior.

Date: 1955 

Description: Foundation built for the lodging house at First Capitol Historic Site. The lodging house was moved and restored in the 1950s. The corner of the Council Ho...

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...

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: 1925 

Description: Three-quarter view of left side and front of the the Wiota Butter and Cheese Company. A wooden flight of stairs leads up to the second floor entrance. Ther...

Date: 1955 

Description: Building used as a lodging house for the First Territorial Legislature held in Belmont in 1836. West end and south side.

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Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View down the street of a retail area. On either side of the street, there are storefronts, pedestrians and parked cars. Just before a steep hill is a rail...

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Stone Farmhouse

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a farmhouse in the vicinity of Shullsburg, "typical of early stone houses in southwestern Wisconsin."

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Masonic Temple marker to commemorate the first Masonic Temple erected in Wisconsin, built in 1845. The marker and temple were moved in 1950 from the town t...

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Dunn Residence

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The home of Justice Charles Dunn. In 1906 it was the farmhouse of Chris Cerdt.

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Marty's Warehouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Marty's Warehouse from across railroad tracks. The warehouse building has large signs of painted lettering advertising the storage facilities. Rail...

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...

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Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View of an intersection in the central business district. On the left is the Thomas Knewstubb general store, with a gas pump for Red Crown Gasline out in...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the main street of town.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the First Congregational Church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from across road of the Methodist Evangelical Church. The building has arched windows and a bell tower. Above the entrance is a round window...

Date: 1931 

Description: Exterior view from across street of the church. It has a bell steeple, stained glass windows, double french doors with an archway, and a wall gable facade....

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Flood in Darlington

Date: 1948-02-28 ca.

Description: View up hill of cars driving in the flooded street of the downtown area. The downtown had also flooded in 1923 and 1937. The Pecatonica River rose rapidly...

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