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Baraboo Campground

Date: 1925 

Description: Free public campground at Baraboo, one of 200 such facilities then made available to the traveling public by Wisconsin municipalities.


Marriott House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from street of the home of William T. Marriott, 721 Ash Street. It is a two-story brick house with Prairie Style influence, with a large chimney in th...


Butterfield Bridge

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Construction workers stand in front of the Butterfield covered bridge.

Date: 1944 

Description: Governor Thomas E. Dewey of New York, the Republican Party presidential candidate aboard the campaign train, making a stop in Baraboo.

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: A trail leading into Parfrey's Glen in Devil's Lake State Park. Parfrey's Glen was Wisconsin's first State Natural Area in 1952.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men and a woman attend to boats in the lake, while three children wait ashore.


City Hall

Date: 1906 

Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of City Hall, a brick building with an arched entrance, a flag pole on the left, and a belfry on the right. Handwrit...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Albert Ludley Tuttle of Baraboo, standing with his grandchildren and grown sons with farm equipment and horses in a field of young trees. In the field in t...


Warren House Hotel

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Cars are parked along the side of the Warren Hotel, 102 Fourth Avenue at the corner of Oak Street. The hotel is a large two and one half-story stone struct...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from across street of a small truck loaded with two "Singer Electric Sewing Machines" parked in front of a store. The store, identified as "The Hat S...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View down street of cars and trucks parked along Third Street in this view looking East across Oak Street. The First National Bank, left, is diagonally acr...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: The Du Bois and Kieffer Hudson dealership, and Philbrick Motors, a Willys dealership, which shared a building at 137 Third Avenue. There is a Phillips 66 g...

Date: 1948-05-02 

Description: A group of men gathered in front of an airplane at the inauguration of Wisconsin Central Airline service to the Baraboo-Portage area. The men are local off...


Oak Street

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of Oak Street looking south.

Date: 1870 

Description: Baraboo was first settled around 1838, and by 1870 it had become the county seat and the thriving village illustrated here. This birds eye drawing depicts...

Date: 1922-02-22 

Description: View of an ice covered street, trees and houses. Text on back of photograph reads: "Sleet storm of February 22nd & 23rd/22. Looking west from street inters...

Date: 1948-08-14 

Description: The city of Baraboo float in Sauk County's Wisconsin Centennial Parade.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, June 21st & 22nd, 1877." A crowd sits on the ground about to commence lunch at Devil's Lake.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from street of the home of Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey, 719 Oak Street, after a snowfall. The classical revival style house has symmetrical wi...

Date: 1923 

Description: This topographical map of Devil's Lake State Park, Sauk County, Wisconsin, is based on 1922-1923 surveys of the area by the University of Wisconsin Summer...

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