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Postcard

Campion College

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of Marquette Hall, a dormitory for students at Campion College.

Historical Essay

The War of 1812

Wisconsin's Involvement with the war on the French, British and Natives

Learn how the British relinquished control of Wisconsin and Americans took over the region's fur trade during the war of 1812.

Photograph

Campion College

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from a distance of Campion College.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

(Historical Society of Wisconsin)

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1923-10-15

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Postcard

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.

A Plot of Land Becomes a City

Discover how Wisconsin went from a small part of a territory to a capital city.

Map or Atlas

Lower Prairie du Chien

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, depot building, and the Milwaukee & Mississippi Rail Road.

Property Record

CA 300 MARQUETTE RD

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3929

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Property Record

941 S BEAUMONT

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3893

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Benedict Octagon House, built about 1843.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Former building of the Astor Company, also known as the Brisbois Fur Trading Post. The American Fur Company, which had been organized by John Jacob Astor i...

Property Record

COUNTY HIGHWAY K

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Francois Vertefeuille House

Reference Number: 72061

Date: 1855-05-21 

Description: This plat map shows lots, the Kickapoo River, and the Wisconsin River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the pile-pontoon railroad bridge across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The bridge was built and patented by John Lawler in 187...

Date:  date unknown

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: 1907 

Description: View of Praire du Chien Sanitarium.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

FDR notes St. Gabriel's centennial

Date: 1936-5-17

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Property Record

106 E BLACKHAWK AVE

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147507

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