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Bird's Eye View

Date: 1913 

Description: A bird's eye view of the central business district. A river winding through the background. A building with a belfry in the foreground.

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Park Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from front of Park Hotel.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guard First Light Battery A from Milwaukee at Camp Douglas. A team of horses pulls a small wagon. There are trees and bluffs in the back...

Date:  

Description: Soldiers at Camp Douglas driving horses and covered wagons.

Postcard

Center Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Center Street in Wonewoc.

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Mill at Lemonwier

Date: 1925 

Description: A large wooden building with side wing and covered porch, this mill was built in 1853-4 by Newell Dustin. There is a cupola behind the chimney. According t...

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Salter Gravemarker

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Salter marker between Necedah and New Lisbon, marks spot where some Indians killed a Mrs. George Salter on June 13, 1863. Mr. Salter had a log tavern here...

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Wonewoc, Wisconsin

Date: 1953 

Description: An aerial view of Wonewoc.

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E.S. Minor House

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Front view of E.S. Minor house.

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Petenwell Dam

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Highway 21 bridge and Petenwell Dam on the Wisconsin River.

Postcard

State Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: State Street in Mauston.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Lemonweir River flour mill built in 1852 and torn down in 1943. Mill and site were purchased in 1926 by the Wisconsin Power and Light Company for a power p...

Manuscript

Walter Brundage

Date: 1935 

Description: Page 2 of a description of the resettlement of Walter Brundage from poor farmland owned by Dr. Roach to land better suited to agriculture owned by Pat Glea...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across State Street showing storefronts. Star sign shown on building was donated to museum.

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Elroy Alley

Date: 1973-08-03 

Description: View of an Elroy alley from Cedar Street. The deteriorating garage in the foreground is of an unusual design.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of Cleopatra's Needle with trees all around the base. Text at top, "Cleopatra's Needle, Camp Douglas, Wis."

Date: 1935-05-17 

Description: View of abandoned homes and other structures.

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Old River Crossing

Date: 1982 

Description: Bridge over the Lemonweir River in the Town of Orange, Juneau County.

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Evergreen Resort

Date: 1929 

Description: The entrance way to the Evergreen Resort. The sign advertises rooms, hot and cold water baths, meals, camp sites, and tourist kitchens.

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