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Property Record

3RD AND BOLVIN STS

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: VILLA LOUIS - carriage house

Reference Number: 12639

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.

Property Record

316 N BEAUMONT RD

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: LaRiviere-Ravoux House

Reference Number: 94602

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3827

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Astor fur trading building, The Northwest Fur Company, in 1808. This building later used as a post office before the Civil War.

Property Record

201 W BLACKHAWK AVE

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Commercial Hotel

Reference Number: 3914

Property Record

117 E CEDAR ST

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 94603

Historical Essay

Early U.S. Settlement

Read how the end of the War of 1812 led to the establishment of American forts and increased exploration and settlement in the Wisconsin territory.

Property Record

126 N MINNESOTA

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3933

Drawing

Astor Building

Date: 1830 

Description: A view of the Astor building.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Seek restoration of Fort Crawford

Date: 1927-7-24

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1938-2-01

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Buggy Ride

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and two women pose in a four seat buggy. They are wearing suits, dresses and hats. Buildings and a fence appear in the background.

Postcard

Campion College

Date: 1920 ca.

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

A Bizarre Story of Scientific Progress

Learn the bizarre story and scientific contributions of Alexis St. Martin, the man who lived over 50 years after a shotgun blasted a hole in his side.

Property Record

345 N Main St

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 220371

Date: 1929-2-03

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date:  

Description: Target shooting on the east lawn of Villa Louis. Nina S. Dousman is on the extreme right of the image.

Photograph

Northwest Fur Co.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: This building was supposedly once used as a storage house for the Northwest Fur Co.

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