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Photograph

Soldiers Monument

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War memorial on the unpaved Main Street. The memorial features a plaque, a shield, crossed swords, and monument of a...

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Architectural photographs of the restored opera houses of Wisconsin.

Date: 1929 

Description: A well-dressed man poses in front of the Methodist Episcopal Church on Park Place.

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior view of a general store and gas station operated by James Smith. Four people stand posed in front of the building.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Interior of the Territorial Supreme Court building of the Wisconsin Territory (embracing present Iowa and Minnesota) built in 1836 of lumber brought by wat...

Photograph

Civil War Shell

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: A shell of the Civil War period, recovered from the Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Mississippi, and presented to the First Capitol State Park by the GAR...

Photograph

Stone Farmhouse

Date: 1946 ca.

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

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street.

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...

Photograph

Mazzuchelli Chapel

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Side view of window and side door on Father Mazzuchelli's chapel.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the Chicago Stageroad marker erected by the local Daughters of the American Revolution.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1955 

Description: Building used as a lodging house for the First Territorial Legislature held in Belmont in 1836. West end 1st floor interior.

Photograph

Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across railroad tracks of the depot, which is a two-story building with a covered platform. There appears to be a commercial building next door on the...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The Theodore Vinger farmstead sits on gently rolling terrain. A painted sign on the large barn identifies the owner. At the time of the photograph, Martin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Racetrack at the "Big White Fair".

Photograph

Violet Jacobson

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Violet Jacobson, a student at Mud Branch School, District No. 2, poses on her family's farm with several calves. There is a barn and two other outbuildings...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men pose outside the First Wisconsin Capitol. The man standing in the middle is C.L. (Neal) Harrington.

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...

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