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Description: This photocopy of a map shows the paper city of Wiota on the East Pecatonica River in Lafayette County. After this village failed to prosper, some of its...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Soldier's Monument.

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...

Date: 1906 

Description: Brass marching band in uniforms and spectators at a Memorial Day parade. The band and spectators stand in the road outside city shops and business, includi...

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of Copeland Opera House sign and cornice.

Photograph

Copeland Mine

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior view of the Copeland Mine. Entry building, with tram tracks suspended high on scaffolding and piles of rocks below.

Date: 2012-04-19 

Description: A view of the downtown area on a rainy day. The Woodford State Bank is on the left, and the street is lined with various storefronts and taverns. There is...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Lafayette County courthouse with the jail in the background.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View of Water Street, looking west from the corner of Judgement Street. Businesses include a market, a tailor, and an ice cream parlor. The handwritten tex...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Multiple buildings, carriages, and pedestrians on Main Street.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Storefronts on Main Street. Sign on building reads: "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer." Child standing at pump (water pump?) Two cars parked on street.

Date: 1925 

Description: Pecatonica battlefield marker, Black Hawk Park (Lafayette County). The marker reads: "At this place on June 16,1832 between Wisconsin pioneers under Colone...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the First Congregational Church.

Photograph

Commercial Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across unpaved road of storefront on Commercial Avenue after the rain. There is a butcher shop, F. Tallada Candy and Cigars, and a saloon. A streetlig...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Front entrance to the Methodist Episcopal Church, the first parsonage built at Fayette.

Photograph

Argyle Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from across street of a hotel with a brick facade. Many of the windows are open and the curtains are hanging out. There is a pedestrian walking on the...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Bridge and hill in Darlington. The bridge has lamp posts.

Photograph

Graceland Cemetery

Date: 1981-04 

Description: View of the Graceland Cemetery. There are houses in the background and trees scattered throughout the plots.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized photographic postcard view of the First Capitol, which is an unpainted wood frame building, with a log fence and a man standing in front. Othe...

Map or Atlas

Map of Darlington

Date: 1855 

Description: This map is ink, pen, and watercolor on paper and shows plat of the town, local streets, lots by number, U.S. subdivisions in red lines, Mineral Point Rail...

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