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Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1888 

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...

Date: 1951 

Description: This map shows Ashland and Washburn harbors in shades of blue and yellow. Water depths shown by isolines and soundings, and relief is shown by contours. Th...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Tree-lined dirt road curving along Madeline Island.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: This 1898 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, landownership, roads, railroads, swamp...

Date: 1920 

Description: Shows geology, test pits, shafts, houses, and the Mellen Lumber Co. Ry. in Marengo township, Ashland County, Wisconsin. "This is a preliminary map issued i...

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...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Cabin located in the woods of Madeline Island.

Date: 1949 

Description: This 1949 map shows the topography and significant landmarks in Copper Falls State Park, Ashland County, Wisconsin.

Postcard

Old Mission Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Old Mission Inn, originally built as a mission house in 1832 by the Congregational mission established by Frederick Ayer in 1830. In later years furthe...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A car can be seen in the distance driving down the highway towards an entrance sign for "McCorison's Clam Lake Lodge-Cabins Boats Musky Pike Bass."

Photograph

No-Ma-Ba-Be Lodge

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from hill of wooden row boats pulled on shore of two-story log cabin belonging to Dr. Bengston on White Bass Lake near Clam Lake.

Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel.

Postcard

Ore Docks

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Postcard text reads "Mammoth Ore Docks, Ashland, Wis."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Central train passing over the White River bridge. The first railroad car is imprinted with "U.S. Mail."

Photograph

Holter Studio

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wood carver Jerry Holter outside his studio in Clam Lake.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Male reporter reading pages at a typewriter at the Ashland Daily Press.

Date: 1948-12 

Description: Two men docking a ferry boat at La Pointe in December. Ferry service closed two days after this photograph was taken.

Date: 1931 

Description: This map of Ashland shows roads, railroads, and local businesses. The map reads: "Showing streets and roads open to the public Oct. 1, 1931." Included on t...

Photograph

Copper Falls

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Copper Falls on the Bad River.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: The Historical Museum in La Pointe.

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