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Newspaper Article/Clipping

First steamer was a wonder to settlers

Date: 1920-12-02

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Property Record

308 N MINNESOTA

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3938

Date:  

Description: View of water spouting from a pipe sticking out of a pond surrounded by stones on the grounds of Villa Louis. The house and two outbuildings are visible am...

Date:  date unknown

Description: South lawn looking west from gazebo toward fountain. A path crosses the foreground, and the Dousman's dog, Folo, lounges on the lawn.

Property Record

1600 S WACOUTA AVE

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: W.S. Hoffman Memorial Athletic Center

Reference Number: 160881

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated panoramic view of the west lawn at Villa Louis. Several trees and shrubs, a flag pole, and a swimming hole can be seen in the yard. A pontoon rail...

Property Record

318 S BEAUMONT

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: JOSEPH M STREET HOUSE

Reference Number: 6065

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Evangelical United Brethren Church

Reference Number: 170921

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the pontoon bridge construction.

National or State Registers Record

220 N. Beaumont Rd.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Crawford County Courthouse

Reference Number: 82000645

Date: 1931-8-30

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the East Walkway at Villa Louis. The walk is lined with trees and flower beds.

Learn about the tragic story of what happened when Ho-Chunk warrior Red Bird and three companions surrender themselves after killing settlers.

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Crawford (the second site and buildings of 1829-?).

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: CRELLE BUILDING

Reference Number: 3918

Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...

Historical Essay

Civil War Loyalty Flag

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

20-star United States Flag used in initiation ceremonies to the Union League, where members swore to protect the Union and its values, Prairie du Chien, Wi

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...

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3827

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