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Title Butte des Mortes, Wisconsin.
Catalog Number p2003.20.1062
Object Name Postcard, Photographic
Description Photographic postcard of Butte des Mortes, Wisconsin.
Date 1908-1915
Subjects Lake Butte des Mortes
Bogs
Boathouses
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Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Postcard Collection
Catalog date 2006-12-06
Cataloged by Radig, Dan
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Photographic Emulsion
Notes Photographic postcard of Butte des Mortes, Wisconsin.

An image of Lake Butte des Mortes looking south from the civil town of Butte des Mortes. Several boathouses or fishing shacks can be seen at the left. c1908

Notice the bogs that once covered most of the lake, large portions of which broke loose in 1908 and created a dam at the Oshkosh Avenue bridge.
Orig/copy Original