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The Wonder Spot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women hold hands while demonstrating the visual characteristics of the Wonder Spot.


Sauk County Fair

Date: 1906 

Description: A double exposure of a landscape featuring a very large tree and farm houses superimposed on an image of buildings and crowds at the Sauk County Fairground...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin River Bridge in the vicinity of Spring Green.


McFetridge House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An imposing Tudor style stone and stucco house sits on a large wooded lot. There is a decorative fence and hedge along the driveway. The house was the home...


Central House

Date: 1896-04-12 

Description: View of a burning Central House engulfed in smoke with a crowd of spectators gathered to watch.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Chicago, Minneapolis, and St. Paul train crosses a bridge over the Wisconsin River.


Baraboo High School

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Baraboo high school with a large group of students standing around it.

Date: 1925 

Description: An information station advertising: free camping, with hot sandwiches and coffee, and tents and cots for sale. On a utility line pole, there are signs for...


Pete's Cafe

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Pete Sprecher's Cafe and Bar on Water Street. A sign identifies the entrance to Pearl's Garden Dining Room. There are two benches and a penny weight machi...


Parts Department

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The parts counter and display at a General Motors dealership. Merchandise on display includes parts and accessories by Buick, Chevrolet, and Prestone, as...


Tower Hill Trail

Date: 1945 

Description: Tower Hill State Park trail leading to the top of the shot tower shaft.

Date: 1952-01-03 

Description: Exterior view of the ranch style house of Harold Baumgarten at 2405 South Oak Street. Photograph is taken from the side showing the dwelling's two-car gara...



Date: 1960-05-29 ca.

Description: A homemade, sack-head scarecrow stands in a small garden.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Lodde's mill and surroundings, west of Sauk City.


Wooded Marshland

Date: 1961-09-04 ca.

Description: A wooded marshland as seen from Durward's Glen Road. In the center distance, a house and outbuildings can be seen.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cabinet quarter-length portrait of Mrs. Luckinsmier.


Colsac Ferry


Description: The Merrimac ferry loaded with automobiles. There is an American flag flying on the ferry.


Kehl Winery

Date: 1960-02-18 ca.

Description: Two young women looking at a wine making tool. Winery operated from 1867 to 1899. It later became a dance hall. Excerpt from Sauk Prairie Star, Sauk City,...

Date: 1870 

Description: Sauk City is the oldest incorporated village in Wisconsin (incorporated in 1854) and also has the oldest organized volunteer fire department in the state,...


City Food Mart

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Five men and three women, employees of City Food Mart, pose in front of the store at 124 Third Street. Signs identify the store as "Baraboo's Newest Comple...

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