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Date: 1928-2-29

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: St. Mary's College and Academy.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Where fur traders lived

Date: 1928-11-09

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Section of New Prairie du Chien Marquette $1,000,000 Suspension Bridge. Total length 3729 feet. Only suspension bridge on the Mississippi River. Open for...

Photograph

Buggy Ride

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and two women pose in a four seat buggy. They are wearing suits, dresses and hats. Buildings and a fence appear in the background.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

The first mill in the northwest

Date: 1933-11-11

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Prairie du Chien marks cradles of history

Date: 1923-7-15

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1920-8-04

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Purchase historic ruins of old fort

Date: 1922-10-08

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Old Fort Crawford

Date: 1920-11-

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Villa Louis

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Villa Louis, built by H. Louis Dousman in 1870.

Date:  date unknown

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...

Photograph

Dousman Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Dousman family members sitting on a porch of Villa Louis.

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...

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Description: View of the central hall at Villa Louis. The hall is decorated with sculptures, paintings and other decorative items. There is a stairway at left.

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Description: Graves of Michel Brisbois and (?) Tilmont on a bluff overlooking Prairie du Chien.

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Newspaper Article/Clipping

Seek restoration of Fort Crawford

Date: 1927-7-24

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1936-5-12

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date:  

Description: East facade view of Villa Louis with a group of four men, five women (possibly the Dousman family), and two dogs assembled on and around the steps at an en...

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