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Madeline Island History Museum Sign

Date: August 1959
Description: Madeline Island Sign (Wisconsin Official Marker) depicting the history of the island and how it recieved its name. This sign was erected in 1956.
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View from Old Mission Grounds

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Description: View of cottages and Mission dock on Lake Superior on Madeline Island.
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Madeline Island

Date: August 1971
Description: Aerial view of Madeline Island, and a few of the Apostle Islands in the distance.
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Madeline Island Plat Map

Date: 1981
Description: Plat map of Madeline Island surrounded by Basswood, Michigan and Gull Islands.
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Daniel Angus House

Date: 1900
Description: The house of Captain Angus on the shore of Lake Superior in La Pointe on Madeline Island sometime around 1900. The Angus family came to Madeline Island in...
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Old Mission

Date: 1910
Description: The Old Mission in La Pointe on Madeline Island.
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Old Mission

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Description: The Old Mission, including the Old Mission Inn on Madeline Island.
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Old Mission Church

Date: 1905
Description: Old Mission church on Madeline Island.
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Island Moningwunakauning, Madeline Island : Home of the Golden Breasted Woodpecker

Date: 1964
Description: This 1964 map of Madeline Island, Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows existing and historical locations, roads, the boundaries of a proposed state park, secti...
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Madeline Island Historical Museum

Date: 1958
Description: The Madeline Island Historical Museum behind a "pencil" designed fence.
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Big Bay on Madeline Island

Date: 1934
Description: Aerial view of Big Bay on Madeline Island. This area later became Big Bay State Park.
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Houghton Point from Madeline Island

Date: 1900
Description: View of Hougton Point and Bayfield from Madeline Island.
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La Pointe Town Hall

Date: May 16 1973
Description: Front view of the La Pointe Town Hall on Madeline Island.
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High Water on Madeline Island

Date: 1918
Description: House surrounded by high water on Madeline Island.
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Church Near Lake

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Description: Hilltop view of the Congregational church on Madeline Island (?). In the background are buildings, houses, and the shoreline of a lake.
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Capt. Angus Sailboat

Date: 1910
Description: Gaff-rigged schooner the "Lizzie W." on Lake Superior just off from the mission dock on Madeline Island.
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Madeline Island Logging Camp

Date: 1910
Description: Madeline Island logging camp near Big Bay. Men preparing logs for a building, with three log buildings in background.
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Scenic Drive on Madeline Island

Date: 1934
Description: Tree-lined dirt road curving along Madeline Island.
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Cabin on Big Bay Beach

Date: 1890
Description: Three men sitting in front of log building at Big Bay Beach on Madeline Island.
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Leo Capser's Cabin

Date: 1915
Description: Leo Capser's cabin on Madeline Island prior to construction of an addition. The cabin is located west of Grant's Point.

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