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Cedar Bark Lodge

Date: 1910
Description: Group of five people, (includes Jesse Stone, Mrs. Abernathy, A.G. Hull, Leo Capser, and Captain Angus) standing in front of Cedar Bark Lodge on Hermit Isla...
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Church Cottage at Mission Inn

Date: 1913
Description: View across lawn of the Church Cottage and Congregational Church on Madeline Island.
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Coole Park Manor

Date: 1917
Description: Outside view of the Hull Cottage porch, including the boardwalk leading from the lake.
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Coole Park Manor

Date: 1915
Description: View of the back of the Hull cottage, a.k.a. "Coole Park Manor," on Madeline Island.
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La Pointe from Big Bay Road

Date: 1910
Description: View of La Pointe taken from Big Bay Road on Madeline Island.
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The Pines

Date: 1918
Description: Exterior of "The Pines" at La Pointe on Madeline Island. The Pines was the the summer home of Thomas Culver, an Ashland resident.
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Summer Homes on Madeline Island

Date: 1925
Description: Aerial view of Woods' Manor on shores of Madeline Island. The manor was built in 1900 for summer resident Colonel Frederick Woods from Nebraska.
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Nebraska Row

Date: 1930
Description: View from water of cottages along the shoreline in Nebraska Row, La Pointe, Madeline Island.
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Nebraska Row

Date: 1910
Description: Lakeside view of Nebraska Row, showing Treaty Hall, La Pointe, Madeline Island.
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Nebraska Row from the Bank

Date: 1910
Description: View of three of the early houses on Nebraska Row in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Haecker house is in the foreground, the Woods' house is next door.
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Cedarbark Lodge

Date: 1900
Description: View from Lake Superior of Cedar Bark Lodge and other dwellings on Hermit Island, which has a rocky shoreline. In the water in the foreground is a log-cons...
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Cedarbark Lodge

Date: 1926
Description: A dilapidated Cedar Bark Lodge with no glass in the windows and an overgrown yard on Hermit Island.
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Cedar Bark Lodge

Date: 1912
Description: Dilapidated Cedar Bark Lodge on Hermit Island, possibly during a period of renovation.
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Vacationers at Cabins

Date: 1931
Description: Women, men and children in summer clothes stand between cabins at the Gallop Inn on Tainter Lake.
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Old Mission Inn on Shoreline of Lake Superior

Date: 1890
Description: Old Mission Inn and boats on shoreline of Lake Superior on Madeline Island. The Old Mission Inn had numerous modifications over the years. It was razed in...
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View from Old Mission Grounds

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

Date: 1910
Description: View from water of Mission cottages along shoreline of Lake Superior in La Pointe, Madeline Island.
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Our Cottage

Date: 1910
Description: A family sits on a porch of a two-story cedar shake house with Lake Superior in background.
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Rocky Roost

Date: 1915
Description: Rocky Roost, west of Governor's Island in Lake Mendota. The structure was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for his childhood friend Robert Lamp. The home's...
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Men on the Balcony of Rocky Roost

Date: September 18 1892
Description: Four men sit on the balcony of Rocky Roost, the vacation home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Located west of Governor's Island in Lake Mendota. The men ar...

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