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Date: date unknown
Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Chien plant of Oscar Mayer & Co.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of Fort Crawford (the second site and buildings of 1829-?).
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Main Street looking east.
Description: A view of a railroad bridge, constructed of heavy steel that sits on massive stone supports. Wooded hills stand in the background.
Date: 1830 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford (the original site, 1816-1831).
Description: LaPointe house built about the time of the War of 1812, and razed in 1921. It was originally a log structure which was later clapboarded, but the logs stil...
Description: The former Astor (American Fur Trading Company) post building, now a museum of local history and fur trading history. There is a sign reading, "The Riversi...
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Mississippi River from the Brisbois Mansion. Left to right: Dousman House Hotel, railroad station, electrical plant smoke stack, Diamond Jo warehouse, and...
Date: 1908 after
Description: St. Gabriel's Church.
Description: Aerial photograph of Prairie du Chien showing the Mississippi River in the upper portion of the picture.
Description: Fort Crawford, a view of the ruins of the hospital building.
Description: 1. Stone Astor Fur Co. building built in 1808. 2. Voth Cottage, built in 1930. 3. Brisbois mansion, built 1808, by Michael Brisbois. 4. Site of Hudson...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The Diamond Jo warehouse, a view from the river.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Congregational church, organized in 1852.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Kane's Hotel, built in about 1839 by Ezekiel Tainter, and then called the Phoenix Hotel, on Main Street. It passed through many hands but retained the orig...
Date: 1800 after
Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and shows the main channel and sand bars in the Mississippi River between villages.
Description: Fort Crawford. Hospital ruins.
Date: 1954 ca.
Description: View from Brisbois Point. Prairie du Chien lies below, and beyond the Mississippi river rise Iowa's hills.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A view of the interior of St. Gabriel's Church.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A view of the DeLury log cabin, where four generations (at time of photo) of the same family have lived. Probably built around 1840.
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