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Community: Prairie du Chien
Historic Name: VILLA LOUIS - small office building
Reference Number: 12637
Description: The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Although dated 1830, this scene was actually painted by Henry Le...
Description: This map displays the plan for claiming various settlement zones in the Prairie des Chiens area in 1820. It shows Fort Crawford and 87 confirmed and unconf...
Date: 1814 ca.
Description: Fort Shelby, built by the Americans during the War of 1812. In 1814 the fort surrendered to British forces led by Captain Andrew W. Bulger who renamed it...
Historic Name: VILLA LOUIS - carriage house
Reference Number: 12639
Historic Name: Joseph Rolette House
Reference Number: 3958
Historic Name: VILLA LOUIS - gazebo
Reference Number: 12638
Description: This map is a development plat that shows street names, numbered blocks and lots, and small farm lot owners. Included on the right of the map is a large a...
Historic Name: Benjamin F. And Wilhelmina S. Fay House
Reference Number: 3936
Historic Name: commercial building
Reference Number: 147507
Historic Name: ST. GABRIEL'S PARISH HOUSE
Reference Number: 3903
Reference Number: 147544
Description: Group of twelve people, including Nina Dousman, gathered around a table outdoors, with a fountain spouting water in the background. Four people play cards...
City: Prairie du Chien
Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the back of...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: The old Indian agent's house.
Historic Name: Dr. Alonzo Benedict House
Reference Number: 112940
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.
Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, sold lots, streets, and the Mississippi River. Some lots are co...
Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...
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