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Community: Prairie du Chien
Historic Name: Poehler Block
Reference Number: 147519
Description: Alleged to be the earliest known view of St. Mary's Institute, which later became St. Mary's College. One-half of a stereograph.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford ruins. This image may be even earlier than 1875; by the 1880's almost nothing was left of the actual fort compound buildings.
Historic Name: commercial building
Reference Number: 147546
Historic Name: ST. GABRIEL'S ARCHANGEL CATHOLIC CHURCH AND RECTORY
Reference Number: 3903
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Railroad plan of Prairie du Chien.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Stereograph of artesian well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta).
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over both channels of the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, and McGregor, Iowa. East draw, 396...
Description: Stereograph of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
Description: One-half stereoview of town, looking northeast from Case's Block.
Description: Stereograph of artesian well, apparently not the same one that was located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since rena...
Description: Head and shoulders oval framed portrait of John Muir (1838-1914).
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: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
Historic Name: St. Mary's Institute
Reference Number: 3906
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...
City: Prairie du Chien
Reference Number: 147545
Historic Name: VILLA LOUIS - main house
Reference Number: 12633
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