Monthly Archives: December 2012
This is a postcard from the late 1930s showing Lincoln Ave at Assembly Park along the west side of Lake Delavan.
This is a 1912 photo of the Old Kentucky Home in Assembly Park. Many such buildings were rented out to vacationers
Photo taken in 1920’s of a home built in 1906 in Assembly Park on the west shore of Lake Delavan.
The Allyn Mansion was built in 1885 and used as a nursing home then furniture store until 1983. It then garnered national acclaim and numerous awards for the restoration back to its former glory.
The Temperance Inn was built in 1840 and used as a hotel into the 1850s. It required high moral character and forbade the use of alcohol. It was later used as a residence and is currently undergoing renovation
While the photo was taken in the 1950s the police station was built in 1878 and is currently a barber shop.
Built in 1928 the Pastime Theater began when “talkies” were all the rage. It has remained unoccupied for several years.
The Delavan Exchange Building in downtown Delavan Wisconsin was built in 1851 and has been the site of numerous businesses.In 1914 upper floors were converted to apartments and balconies were added. Note horse and carriage in upper photo.