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"Gar-How" Ferry

Date: May 16 1973
Description: View of the ferry "Gar-How" taken from on board the ferry "Island Queen" while both were docked at Madeline Island. The "Gar-How" was named after Howard Ru...
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"Nichevo II"

Date: May 16 1973
Description: Steel-hulled ferry "Nichevo II" at the city dock in La Pointe. The "Nichevo II" began service in 1962. It was built by Fraser Shipyards of Superior for Har...
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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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Madeline Island Historical Museum Under Construction

Date: 1956
Description: Constructing the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe which consists of four separate buildings. L-to-r: jail; American Fur Trade storage buildin...
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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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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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