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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery. Photograph made before restoration by the United States Government. Soldiers' families were also buried in the cemetery.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: The Benedict House. Built by Dr. Alonzo Benedict and designed for two families. The original roof did not function correctly, so the builder put on a secon...
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, as seen before it was restored by the United States Government.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A view of the pontoon bridge construction.
Description: The Beaumont memorial marker on the site of Fort Crawford.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, after restoration by the United States Government. In the left background is the Prairie du Chien Sanitarium, built on the...
Description: View down road with three houses and a barbershop lining the street. A lamp post is on the left of the image.
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...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Bridge across the Mississippi River between Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin and Marquette, Iowa.
Description: View from across street of three-story, classical revival, Bay State House. There is a side wing and a two-story porch across the front. An automobile is p...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Bluff Street looking east. Pencil notation on this photo; reads "House marked X is my home and is said to be built from stone from Fort Crawford. -A.C."
Description: The first Norwegian Lutheran church in Crawford County; a log structure with man standing in front.
Date: date unknown
Description: Three-quarter view of the front and side of the Congregational Church at the bottom of a steep, tree-lined hill. A wooden building with narrow arched windo...
Description: Interior view of the Prairie du Chien City Library. The cardboard backing reads: "Prairie du Chien, 1918." Reverse of the cardboard mounting reads: "Prairi...
Description: Former residence of the commanding officer. General Zachary Taylor was its first resident. It was subsequently rebuilt under the command of General Brooke....
Description: Group of men and boys standing around the exposed foundation of a house in the foreground. There is part of an overturned roof on the left. Broken wood is...
Description: A one-room cottage on a hill. Two beds and a mirror are visible through the windows. The roofs of other buildings are visible beyond the hill.
Description: Bridge over the Mississippi River, built in 1874 and destroyed in 1910.
Description: Diorama in the Milwaukee Public Museum depicting Black Hawk's surrender on August 27, 1832 at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien.
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