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Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View of the Burlington Railroad tracks south of the city, near Campion College.

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...

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.

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, the Mississippi River, Fort Crawford, depot ground, and a graveyard. An old fort location is outlined in re...

Photograph

Warehouse

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of warehouse, which was formerly a five storied grain elevator. This building stood downstream from the Diamond Jo warehouse. The Mississippi Rive...

Photograph

Brisbois House

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Brisbois House.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Benedict Octagon House, built about 1843.

Photograph

Minnesota Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of Minnesota Street.

Photograph

Warehouse

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior of warehouse, said to be the remains of a five story grain elevator.

Photograph

Weighing Guests

Date:  

Description: Group of people on the front porch, weighing the guests. A visit was considered successful if the guests weighed more when they left.

Photograph

Brisbois House

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois house, the oldest stone house in the state of Wisconsin.

Photograph

Dousman House Hotel

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Dousman Hotel seen from an elevated view of the Mississippi River.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Benedict House. Built by Dr. Alonzo Benedict and designed for two families. The original roof did not function correctly, so the builder put on a secon...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Military road marker erected in 1927 by Iowa Daughters of the American Revolution at the foot of the old road opposite Prairie du Chien. The road was built...

Photograph

Woman's Building

Date: 1959 

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...

Photograph

Villa Louis Tea

Date: 1948-05-21 

Description: Strolling in the garden, Gwendolyn Druyfor and Shirley Adams, are dressed in costumes and carrying a parasol.

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....

Photograph

Brisbois House

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois house, owned by John Cornelius.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, restored by the United States Government about 1905.

Photograph

St. Mary's College

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of Our Lady's Tower at St. Mary's College.

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