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Winter Break Craft Day at the Museums Dec. 27, 10-1
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HUGE North Pole Christmas Village on display at History Room from Nov. 19 - Jan. 18
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Monroe County Local History Room & Museum

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2019 Land Atlas & Plat Book - Monroe County Wisconsin


Just released and on sale now! A useful tool for researchers, pick up a copy of the most recent Plat Book for Monroe County, WI. Detailed, spiral bound atlas showing public and private land ownership, as well as excellent road detail for the county. An ownership index in the back of each atlas makes finding names a snap. Road Index also included. Additionally, this version includes reproduced maps from the 1915 Monroe County Plat Map as well as select historical downtown photos from throughout the county. 140 pages. On sale price thru 2019.

$29.95

1897 Township Maps - ORIGINAL - suitable for framing


Own a piece of Monroe County History! Townships available: Adrian, Angelo, Byron (Scott), Clifton, Glendale, Greenfield, Jefferson, LaFayette, LaGrange, Leon, Lincoln (Grant), Little Falls, New Lyme, Oakdale, Portland, Ridgeville, Sheldon, Sparta, Tomah, Wellington, Wells, Wilton. These are ORIGINAL 14.5" x 17.5" maps of Monroe Co townships published in 1897 by Geo. A. Ogle & Co.--not a reproduction. Features land owners, villages, communities, residences, churches, town halls, cemeteries, and more. Map paper is aged with minor wear but definitely suitable for framing. LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE. Be sure to email which township you want after placing your order. [this is an extra copy donated as a fundraiser]

$24.95

Bank of Sparta 50th Anniversary New Concise Atlas of the World, 1908


Special Edition New Concise Atlas of the World produced with compliments of the Bank of Sparta, Sparta, Wisconsin at the time of its 50th Anniversary, 1908. Atlas published by Rand, McNally & Company. It includes world and state maps as well as a Monroe County map and large pull out colorized map of the City of Sparta. Also includes black and white photos, history, and general information about the Bank of Sparta. Softcover. Cover has some staining and edge wear. Cover and pull out map detached from binding. [Note: This is a duplicate copy sold as a fundraiser for the Local History Room.]

$10.00

1915 STANDARD ATLAS OF MONROE COUNTY, WISCONSIN


1915 Standard Atlas of Monroe County, Wisconsin. Published by Geo. A. Ogle & Co., Chicago. This original, hard bound book includes • Plat maps of the Villages, Cities, and Townships of the County • Maps of the state, United States, and the world • Patron Directory listing names, addresses, occupations, and year of settlement in the county • Ten pages of black and white photographs of Monroe County people, farms, churches, schools, and businesses • Analysis of the System of US Land Surveys, Digest of the System of Civil Government • Chronology of Ancient, Medieval, and Modern History The book’s contents are in very good condition but the first few pages are loose. The book binding is broken so the cover is loose. Someone used clear tape on the binding in the past. The maps are in very good shape, just some minor staining in some page corners. NOTE: This item was donated to the LHR to sell as a fundraiser since it duplicates superior examples already in the LHR collection. Money raised from the sale of this item directly supports the Local History Room research library.

$79.95

1915 Township Maps - ORIGINAL - suitable for framing


Own a piece of Monroe County History! Townships available: Adrian, Angelo, Byron, Clifton, Glendale, Grant, Greenfield, Jefferson, LaFayette, LaGrange, Leon, Lincoln, Little Falls, New Lyme, Oakdale, Portland, Ridgeville, Scott, Sheldon, Sparta, Tomah, Wellington, Wells, Wilton. These are ORIGINAL 14.5" x 17.5" maps of Monroe Co townships published in 1915 by Geo. A. Ogle & Co.--not a reproduction. Features land owners, villages, communities, residences, churches, town halls, cemeteries, and more. Map paper is aged with minor wear but definitely suitable for framing. LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE. Be sure to email which township you want after placing your order. [this is an extra copy donated as a fundraiser]

$24.95

1959 ATLAS/PLAT BOOK OF MONROE COUNTY, WI


Farm Plat Book of Monroe County, WI. Original plat book published in 1959 by Rockford Map Publishers, Rockford, IL, sponsored by Monroe County 4-H Leaders Association. Contains Township maps depicting land owners, roads, highways, etc. Also includes an index of owners. Cover is slightly worn. Pages in fairly good condition. Soft cover; 44 pages. [NOTE: This item was donated to the LHR to sell as a fundraiser since it duplicates superior examples already in the LHR collection. Money raised from the sale of this item directly supports the Local History Room research library.]

$15.00

Monroe County, WI Farm Directory (1965)


1965 Monroe County, WI Farm Directory. Contains: alphabetical directory of farmers. Also contains township maps noting landowners. Many advertisements from county businesses as well. Good condition with a little bit of writing on back cover. Softcover, 48 pages. [this is an extra copy donated as a fundraiser]

$15.00

1968 ATLAS/PLAT BOOK OF MONROE COUNTY, WI


Triennial Atlas & Plat Book of Monroe County, WI. Original plat book published in 1968 by Rockford Map Publishers, Rockford, IL, sponsored by Monroe County 4-H Leaders Association. Contains Township maps depicting land owners, roads, highways, etc. Also includes an index of owners. Cover is worn and has some writing and staining. Some pages are stained. Soft cover; spiral-bound, 50 pages. [NOTE: This item was donated to the LHR to sell as a fundraiser since it duplicates superior examples already in the LHR collection. Money raised from the sale of this item directly supports the Local History Room research library.]

$15.00

1983 Atlas/Plat Book of Monroe County, WI


Land Atlas & Plat Book of Monroe County, WI Original plat book published in 1983. Township maps depicting land owners, roads, highways, etc. Includes a land owner index. Cover has minor wear and writing. Pages in very good condition. Soft cover; 50 pages. [this is an extra copy donated as a fundraiser]

$10.00

PICTORIAL ATLAS OF MONROE COUNTY, WI: VOLUMES I & II (1985)


1985 Pictorial Atlas of Monroe County, WI: Volumes I & II. Two huge volumes, a combined two inches thick, of county and family histories. Wire bound, leather like covers measuring 10” x 13”. Compiled and published by the Title Atlas Co., Inc. Volume I contains: • Maps of the United States, Wisconsin, Monroe County • Plat maps of Monroe County townships showing land ownership • Patron Index allowing for easy name look ups • Patron Directory providing name, spouse name, children names, occupation, address, length of time in county, etc. Volume II contains: • Photographs of county libraries, churches, schools • Historic photographs of patron ancestors • Studio photographs of patrons and family • Submitted family photographs • Historical sketches of Monroe County townships, communities, villages, churches, places, events, businesses • Family histories • 1915 Plat Book of Monroe County complete reprint Excellent condition.

$40.00

Pictorial Atlas of Monroe County, WI: Volumes I & II (1994)


1994 Pictorial Atlas of Monroe County, WI: Volumes I & II. Two huge volumes, a combined inch and a half thick, of county and family histories. Wire bound, leather like covers measuring 10” x 13”. Compiled and published by the Title Atlas Co., Inc. Volume I contains: • Maps of the United States, Wisconsin, Monroe County • Plat maps of Monroe County townships showing land ownership • Patron Index allowing for easy name look ups • Patron and Township Directories providing name, spouse name, children names, occupation, address, length of time in county, etc. • Brief histories of select government buildings, churches, libraries, businesses, and farms • Reprint of 1897 Monroe County Plat Maps Volume II contains: • Photographs of Monroe County public buildings • Historic photographs of patron ancestors • Studio photographs of patrons and family • Submitted family photographs Excellent condition. [Note: This item was donated to the LHR to sell as a fundraiser since it duplicates superior examples already in the LHR collection. Money raised from the sale of this item directly supports the Local History Room research library].

$39.95

1994 Atlas/Plat Book of Monroe County, WI


Land Atlas & Plat Book of Monroe County, WI Original plat book published in 1994. Township maps depicting land owners, roads, highways, etc. Includes a land owner index, business directory, and pull-out county highway map. Also includes information and photographs of Monroe County 4-H Clubs. Cover is slightly worn. Soft cover; spiral bound, 62 pages. [Note: this is an extra copy donated as a fundraiser]

$5.00

2011 Land Atlas & Plat Book - Monroe County Wisconsin


NEW LOW PRICE (This is NOT the most current copy) Detailed, spiral bound atlas showing public and private land ownership, as well as excellent road detail for Monroe County, Wisconsin. New for the 2011 edition are color satellite maps of each township. An ownership index in the back of each atlas makes finding names a snap. 101 pages.

$9.95

2017 Land Atlas & Plat Book - Monroe County Wisconsin


A useful tool for researchers, pick up a copy of the 2017 Plat Book for Monroe County, WI. Detailed, spiral bound atlas showing public and private land ownership, as well as excellent road detail for Monroe County, Wisconsin. Ownership and Road Indexes included. 112 pages.

$9.95