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Description: A view of the Blake House (north elevation, front). The house was razed prior to 1952.
Description: Kids smile gleefully on the Tilt-a-Whirl carnival ride while workers manage the controls in the background on a sunny summer day.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Power house during construction.
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Exterior of Concordia Mills, once a grain/grist mill.
Description: One of the last covered bridges in Wisconsin, located in Cedarburg, received an official state historical marker. The Last Covered Bridge historical marker...
Description: A view of the Blake house showing the detail of the side porch. The house was razed prior to 1952.
Description: Photographic postcard view down unpaved Washington Avenue. A clock on the sidewalk on the left is in front of a musical instrument shop. Snow is on the gro...
Description: Detail of a Sanborn Map of Grafton including the Northern Chair Company.
Description: "Lynn waited on us at Rich's Restaurant in Cedarburg." From left going counterclockwise; Shirley Widmer, Carl Bernhard, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John Bodden,...
Date: date unknown
Description: Winter view of the lighthouse at Port Washington from the icy shore of Lake Michigan. Two people can be seen standing on a pier in the distance.
Description: This contemporary station and convenience store was built in 2004 but harkens back to the early decades of the twentieth century when communities pressured...
Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."
Description: This map shows existing and proposed harbor improvements, streets, the Sauk River, and Lake Michigan. On the bottom of the map inscribed in ink is: "44th C...
Description: A distant view of St. Mary's Church. Looking north from the corner of Main and Franklin Streets.
Description: Actor Mark Harmon (center), who portrayed John Dillinger in the made-for-TV movie of the same name, at the Chalet on the Lake in Mequon. In the film this...
Description: A worker wipes his brow as he spreads asphalt on a driveway on a hot summer day.
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: A view of Franklin street.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: "Gen." Wooster Harrison house. Sign in front reads, "Lincolns Abode/West Wing/1835".
Description: "Deb, our waitress, posed with us at The Port Hotel, in Port Washington, WI." From left to right; John Bodden, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Deb, Ralph Widmer, an...
Description: View from shoreline at Port Washington south of two ramps within a breakwater. There is a lighthouse in the background. Boats are along a pier on the right...
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