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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: 2008 

Description: Built in 1931 by the Iowa Oil Company, Darlington's Service Station at 404 Main Street was said to give the "impression of a temple or a college chapel, an...

Date: 1950 

Description: Front view of Primitive Methodist Church, built in 1864.

Date: 1929 

Description: View down tree-lined hill over the Pecatonica River. The bridge connects River Street to Main Street. Storefronts line the street, and the Lafayette County...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down unpaved street in a central business district. A Rexall Drug Store is on the corner on the right. A large stone building, which has a sign for "H...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Air view of town, including multiple buildings and a cemetery.


School Buildings

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Darlington Grade school (right) and the Darlington High School (left).


Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

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


Lutheran Church

Date: 1925 

Description: Street view of the Lutheran Church. The church features stained-glass windows, lancet arched windows and doors and a belfry.



Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior of mining factory.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of St. Mathew's Church.


Marty's Warehouse

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Marty's Warehouse from across railroad tracks. The warehouse building has large signs of painted lettering advertising the storage facilities. Rail...


View of Argyle

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Probably one of the "Three different views of the village of Argyle, Wis." mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." A view of the town a...


76 Service Station


Description: View across 76 Service Station parking lot towards a Quonset-hut style corrugated metal building across a street. An ambulance is in the right foreground,...


Depot and Yards

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks of a locomotive pulling into a railroad depot and yards. The depot is a two-story building. Two wagons are parked near the depot...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: St. Augustine's Church interior. This church is the original built by Father Mazzuchelli in 1844.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Council House of the first Wisconsin Territorial Legislature when it met at Belmont in 1836. A young boy or man wearing a hat stands in front near a fence.


Mazzuchelli Chapel

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Front view of Father Mazzuchelli's chapel.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Blanchardville Depot. The two-story building is painted with the village's name. A locomotive is in front of the platform where a group of people is st...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Father Mazzuchelli's chapel, St. Augustine's, built before 1850, one of the earliest Catholic churches in Wisconsin.

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