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Rose Garden Gazebo

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Log-constructed gazebo and person on bridge in rose garden.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Superior East High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Beaser Avenue School.


Shingle Mill

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Scott & Taylor shingle mill.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Mellen, Wisconsin.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Gas pump and automobile next to a tavern on county Road D near Clam Lake.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Nebraska Row on the lakeshore of the west side of La Pointe, showing houses, roads and piers. Nebraska Row was started in 1899 when summer r...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows wards and includes the Chequamegon Bay and Washburn. An inset map shows the Ashland region, its railroads, and a few of its iron mines.



Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Shadomo, or Dirty Pelican, a Chippewa (Ojibwa) from the Odanah Reservation near Ashland.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of three of the early houses on Nebraska Row in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Haecker house is in the foreground, the Woods' house is next door.


Wheeler Hall

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View of Wheeler Hall at Northland College, during winter.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Bavarian style cedar shake-sided summer home built in 1916 on Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. W.H. Ferguson was from Beatrice, Nebraska and was co-founder...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Crowd of women, babies, boys, girls, and nurses standing in front of the Hospital, which was also known as the Wilmarth Mansion. Some of the women are wear...


The Dream Sled

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: This was the first boat & sled-type wind sled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Logging Camp dock and buildings made of logs. Madeline Island shoreline on the bank of Lake Superior.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Historical marker identifying the location of the first house in Wisconsin built between Washburn and Ashland in 1658.


U.S. Post Office

Date: 1907-07-26 

Description: Front facade of the three-story brick U.S. Post Office with bell tower. An American flag flies above of the building. Three men stand next to a telephone p...

Date: 19115 ca.

Description: Quarry at Hermit Island (Wilson Island). Stones, plants and a foundation are in the foreground. In the background among trees is a wooden structure.

Date: 1958 

Description: The Madeline Island Historical Museum behind a "pencil" designed fence.

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands in a field in Ashland County, almost dwarfed by grain plants.

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