Prairie du Chien Bird's-Eye Map | Map or Atlas | Wisconsin Historical Society

Map or Atlas

Prairie du Chien Bird's-Eye Map

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DESCRIPTION

During the War of 1812, the only battle fought in Wisconsin was in Prairie du Chien, in 1814. Made fifty-six years later, this birds eye drawing depicts the city's street names and street layouts, houses, trees, the Mississippi River, bridge and pier. A reference key at the bottom of the map shows the locations of the city's court house, school houses, college, Fort Crawford, railroad depot, Lower Town Station, Sisters' School, and the city's denominational churches (Congregational, Episcopal, Evangelical, Methodist, Catholic, and Lutheran).

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 4111

Creation Date: 1870 

Creator Name: Ruger, A.

City: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Map Collection

Genre: Map or Atlas

Original Format Type: prints, fine-art

Original Format Number: D GX9029 P89 1870 R

Original Dimensions: 28 x 22 inches

SUBJECTS

Bird's-eye views

Bridges

Cities and towns

Human settlements

Intellectual life

Maps

Mississippi River

Rivers

Transportation

Water

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