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Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford ruins. This image may be even earlier than 1875; by the 1880's almost nothing was left of the actual fort compound buildings.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.
Description: A manuscript map of Prairie du Chien.
Description: A topographical view of the site of Fort Crawford.
Description: The Dousman Office building, later used as a pearl button factory.
Description: Dousman family and house party guests playing billiards at Villa Louis. A lamp hangs over the table and prints are displayed on the walls. A display cabine...
Description: A view of the Astor building.
Description: Dousman family and house party guests dressed for a fancy ball. They are posed on the staircase and in the hall and are wearing fancy dress or costumes. On...
Description: This map is a development plat that shows street names, numbered blocks and lots, and small farm lot owners. Included on the right of the map is a large a...
Description: Stereograph of artesian well, apparently not the same one that was located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since rena...
Description: This map shows lots and streets and includes pencil manuscript notations on the front and certification statements on the reverse. The top left margin rea...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...
Date: 1828 ca.
Description: This plat map is pen-and-ink and shows landowners, the Mississippi River, the Marais de St. Friole, Fort Crawford, the town commons, and the Village of St....
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Prairie du Chien (vicinity) about 1895-1900. Shell buyers with their launches and barges docked at shoreline. Freshwater clam shells were used in the pearl...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: View from field of Villa Louis, the residence of Hercules L. Dousman.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows numbered lots and labeled streets. The bottom margin of the map reads: "Recorded in the Registry of...
Description: This map shows streets and lots. The right side of the map includes notes on widths of streets and certifications. The top right reads: "Parish's Additio...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over both channels of the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, and McGregor, Iowa. East draw, 396...
Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...
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