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Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...
Description: Allegedly the earliest known view of St. Mary's Institute, which later became St. Mary's College. One-half of a stereograph.
Description: Elevated view from Reservoir Bluff to the east of the town. The bluffs of Iowa can be seen in the distance.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Exterior of warehouse, said to be the remains of a five story grain elevator.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Railroad plan of Prairie du Chien.
Date: 1864 after
Description: A view of North Campus at St. Mary Academy taken from a brick walkway. A few structures are visible in the background, and a bench stands near the path.
Description: Villa Louis, the mansion of Hercules Dousman.
Date: date unknown
Description: The Villa Louis, also known as Dousman Mansion, in an aerial view.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford. Hospital after restoration.
Date: 1800 after
Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and shows the main channel and sand bars in the Mississippi River between villages.
Description: Woman's Building, one of the oldest buildings in the city. It is believed to have been built in 1842 by John Folsom, an early settler and farmer on the hei...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Prairie du Chien Woolen Mill Company, established in 1890 by George Fairfield.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: View from field of Villa Louis, the residence of Hercules L. Dousman.
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: View from the bluffs in or near McGregor, Iowa.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Old Northwest Fur Trading Post.
Date: 1880 after
Description: A view of Sacred Heart College and the surrounding landscape. Each dormer window has a cross on its peak and the center of the building has a bell tower.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View from Bribois Bluff.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Interior view of the front hallway of Villa Louis.
Description: Fort Crawford, a view of the ruins of the hospital building.
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