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Date: 1929-01-15 

Description: Intended for tourists, this brochure, titled: "Winneshiek World’s Famous Wild Life Refuge Historic Fort Crawford and Picturesque Prairie du Chien", feature...

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Brisbois House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A front view of the Bribois house. It was built from limestone sold by the government after the construction of Fort Crawford.

Date: 1864 

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...

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Villa Louis

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: Villa Louis, home of Hercules Dousman.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Chien plant of Oscar Mayer & Co.

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Brisbois House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois house.

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Sanitarium

Date: 1907 

Description: View of Prairie du Chien Sanitarium. "The ground where this sanitarium stands was the site of Gen. Taylor's headquarters at Fort Crawford in 1832. It was...

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Pile-Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

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Villa Louis

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Villa Louis on the Mississippi River, and adjacent buildings.

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Brisbois House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois house.

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French Cemetery

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Graves of Joseph Rolette and his daughter, Elizabeth. Rolette died in 1842. The cemetery itself may date as early as the middle of the 17th Century.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, restored by the United States Government about 1905.

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View from Bluffs

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from the bluffs in or near McGregor, Iowa.

Date: 1907 

Description: View of Praire du Chien Sanitarium.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Villa Louis, also known as Dousman Mansion, in an aerial view.

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Brew House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view of the Brew house.

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Villa Louis

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Interior view of the front hallway of Villa Louis.

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Fort Crawford

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford. Hospital after restoration.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: St. Mary's College and Academy.

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Black Hawk Tree

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Black Hawk Tree in Prairie du Chien Wisconsin. It was rumored that Chief Black Hawk hid within this tree to escape soldiers from Fort Crawford.

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