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Date: 1916 

Description: The Old Mission Congregational Church. The church was built in 1832 for a mission founded by Frederick Ayer in 1830. It is said to be the oldest Protestant...

Date: 1956 

Description: Constructing the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe which consists of four separate buildings. L-to-r: jail; American Fur Trade storage buildin...

Photographs from the Apostle Islands

Learn about the history of the Apostle Islands in the northnmost part of Wisconsin, a popular summer refuge for tourists and residents.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Elevated view of land operations of commercial fishing operation with fish net drying racks and buildings on Apostle Islands.

Photograph

Hank's Inn

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Two-story log building with a Grain Belt Beer/Hank's Inn sign at the Pinehurst Inn on Lower Clam Lake.

Photograph

Sea Gulls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A frenzy of gulls feeding on a pile of fish on one of the Apostle Islands, Lake Superior.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Vern Frechette (left) and Leonard Larson show their catch of trout caught during ice fishing on Chequamegon Bay.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Burial grounds in La Pointe.

Photograph

Trip Hannua Point

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Rock formation known as Trip Hannua Point on an Apostle Island.

Map or Atlas

Ashland, Wis.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is pencil and ink on tracing cloth and shows local streets, railroads, harbor line, and part of Chequamegon Bay.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: This map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, which at the time included part of present-day Iron County, also covers portions of Vilas County, Wisconsin, then pa...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Old Mission Congregational Church. The church was built in 1832 for a mission founded by Frederick Ayer in 1830. It is said to be the oldest Protestant...

Photograph

South Shore Farm

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three young men and a girl standing at South Shore Farm located on an Apostle Island.

Photograph

Copper Falls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of Bad River rushing over cliff at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Beaser Avenue School.

Date: 1915 

Description: Group of people setting up for a picnic on a beach at Apostle Island.

Photograph

Dodd's Hospital

Date:  date unknown

Description: Training school for nurses.

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: Two painters sit on an elevated, wooden plank suspended between two ladders. They are painting the side of the "County Power and Light Co" building. The bu...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Looking down La Pointe's main street on Madeline Island. A man is walking on the board sidewalk on the left, and another person is driving a horse-drawn ve...

Date: 1937-07 

Description: View down picturesque suspension bridge across one of the gullies at Copper Falls State Park.

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