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View images of regional singers and musicians from the Helene Stratman-Thomas folk music project.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery. Photograph made before restoration by the United States Government. Soldiers' families were also buried in the cemetery.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, as seen before it was restored by the United States Government.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the pontoon bridge construction.

Photograph

Beaumont Memorial

Date: 1931-08 

Description: The Beaumont memorial marker on the site of Fort Crawford.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This photocopy map includes cross section of buildings.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, after restoration by the United States Government. In the left background is the Prairie du Chien Sanitarium, built on the...

Photograph

Black Hawk Tree

Date:  

Description: The Black Hawk Tree growing in the middle of the street. According to legend, Chief Black Hawk hid in the branches of this tree for three days during the B...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Hercules L. Dousman

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Historical Essay

Epidemic Anniversary

A History of Disease in Wisconsin

Read this informative collection of all the outbreaks and epidemics in Wisconsin's history.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.

Photograph

Bluff Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Bluff Street looking east. Pencil notation on this photo; reads "House marked X is my home and is said to be built from stone from Fort Crawford. -A.C."

Lawyer, Judge, Politician and Land Speculator

Biography of lawyer, judge, politician and land speculator Morgan Lewis Martin.

Date: 1918 

Description: Interior view of the Prairie du Chien City Library. The cardboard backing reads: "Prairie du Chien, 1918." Reverse of the cardboard mounting reads: "Prairi...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Kin preserve oldest house

Date: 1935-6-09

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Former residence of the commanding officer. General Zachary Taylor was its first resident. It was subsequently rebuilt under the command of General Brooke....

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lots and streets and includes pencil manuscript notations on the front and certification statements on the reverse. The top left margin rea...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

River port town in 1870

Date: 1922-8-27

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1937-11-14

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1910 

Description: Bridge over the Mississippi River, built in 1874 and destroyed in 1910.

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