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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 th...
Date: 1925 ca.
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: 1830 ca.
Description: This map is ink, color, and pencil on paper and shows streets, farm lots, and a church. Hand written notes appear at the bottom of the map and are very li...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders oval ortrait of John Muir (1838-1914), taken about 1875.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.
Description: Artesian Well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta). It was dubbed by some to be the "Grea...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, restored by the United States Government about 1905.
Date: 1910 ca.
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...
City: Prairie du Chien
Date: date unknown
Description: Two young boys sit in a rowboat along a lakeshore. A group of people in a boat are visible in the background along the opposite shore.
Description: Fort Crawford, a view of the ruins of the hospital building.
Community: Prairie du Chien
Historic Name: Joseph Rolette House
Reference Number: 3958
Historic Name: GEN. U. S. GRANTS BUYING OFFICE
Reference Number: 3926
Historic Name: LAWLER, JOHN, HOUSE
Reference Number: 3939
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...
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