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Date: 1830 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford (the original site, 1816-1831).
Date: 1829 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford, from a sketchbook attributed to Seth Eastman, 1808-1875. A graduate of West Point, Eastman briefly served at Fort Crawford, 1829-1839.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View from the bluffs in or near McGregor, Iowa.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Dousman Warehouse, East Water Street. Originally located on the wharf parallel with the river. Built 1839, and occupied by Dousman until about 1855.
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...
Description: View of Prairie du Chien Sanitarium. "The ground where this sanitarium stands was the site of Gen. Taylor's headquarters at Fort Crawford in 1832. It was...
Description: Allegedly the earliest known view of St. Mary's Institute, which later became St. Mary's College. One-half of a stereograph.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Bluff street looking west.
Date: date unknown
Description: A horse-drawn carriage pauses along a fence on the right side of a dirt road. Houses stand to the left.
Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows numbered lots and labeled streets. The bottom margin of the map reads: "Recorded in the Registry of...
Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the backside...
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Crawford County Courthouse, built in 1875.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The Dousman Office building, later used as a pearl button factory.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford. Hospital after restoration.
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: 1905 ca.
Description: View looking toward old Diamond Jo Warehouse, before the bridge was built.
Description: A view of the entrance to the Brisbois house.
Date: 1904 ca.
Description: Graves of Joseph Rolette and his daughter, Elizabeth. Rolette died in 1842. The cemetery itself may date as early as the middle of the 17th Century.
Date: 1954 ca.
Description: View from Brisbois Point. Prairie du Chien lies below, and beyond the Mississippi river rise Iowa's hills.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A view of the Brisbois House from across the railroad tracks.
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