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Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...
Description: Allegedly the earliest known view of St. Mary's Institute, which later became St. Mary's College. One-half of a stereograph.
City: Prairie du Chien
Description: Elevated view from Reservoir Bluff to the east of the town. The bluffs of Iowa can be seen in the distance.
Date: 1814 ca.
Description: Fort Shelby, built by the Americans during the War of 1812. In 1814 the fort surrendered to British forces led by Captain Andrew W. Bulger who renamed it...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Exterior of warehouse, said to be the remains of a five story grain elevator.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Railroad plan of Prairie du Chien.
Date: 1864 after
Description: A view of North Campus at St. Mary Academy taken from a brick walkway. A few structures are visible in the background, and a bench stands near the path.
Description: Villa Louis, the mansion of Hercules Dousman.
Date: date unknown
Description: The Villa Louis, also known as Dousman Mansion, in an aerial view.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford. Hospital after restoration.
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Authtor, Attorney, State Senator
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: Woman's Building, one of the oldest buildings in the city. It is believed to have been built in 1842 by John Folsom, an early settler and farmer on the hei...
Description: A man dives off a pier into the Mississippi River. Another man is swimming in the water, while other men and boys stand on the floating pier.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Prairie du Chien Woolen Mill Company, established in 1890 by George Fairfield.
Description: Photograph of the death notice of Daniel G. Fenton, a Judge of the County Court, published by the Members of the Bar of Crawford County.
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