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Drawing

Fort Crawford

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford, from a sketchbook attributed to Seth Eastman, 1808-1875. A graduate of West Point, Eastman briefly served at Fort Crawford, 1829-1839. ...

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: This plat map is pen-and-ink and shows landowners, the Mississippi River, the Marais de St. Friole, Fort Crawford, the town commons, and the Village of St....

Date: 1854-12-05 

Description: This plat map shows landowners, the Mississippi River, the Marais de St. Friole, and an old fort. The left margin reads: "Part of the Main Village of Prai...

Postcard

Fort Crawford

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford ruins.

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1936 

Description: A view of Fort Crawford.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting the surrender of Black Hawk at Fort Crawford in 1832.

Postcard

Fort Crawford

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, showing ruins of the building of 1892-?). These are the ruins of the hospital.

Photograph

Black Hawk Tree

Date:  

Description: The Black Hawk Tree growing in the middle of the street. According to legend, Chief Black Hawk hid in the branches of this tree for three days during the B...

Photograph

Fort Shelby

Date: 1814 

Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the original site, 1816-1831).

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting construction of the first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin in 1816. In the painting, several...

Photograph

Fort Crawford

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.

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1864 

Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...

Postcard

Fort Crawford

Date: 1830 

Description: Illustration of Fort Crawford.

Photograph

Brisbois Hotel

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois Hotel, built in the early 1860's, and used as a hospital during the Civil War. It was later part of Campion High School.

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1954 

Description: A view of the site of the original Fort Crawford (1816-1831).

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Ruins at Fort Crawford.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Lawler Hall at Campion College. This image was made during the Civil War when the building was used as a U.S. Military hospital. Prior to the war, it was B...

Date: 1848 

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...

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Ruins of old Fort Crawford.

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